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Deadly Crash On Highway 99 Near Galt

Deadly Crash On Highway 99 Near Galt

A crash occurred Tuesday morning on Highway 99, north of Galt, resulting in the death of two people.

The crash involved three big rigs and a pick-up truck. California Highway Patrol stated that one of the big rigs hit the pick-up truck, driving it into another big rig in front of it and ultimately pinning it between the two. CHP confirmed that there was a third big rig involved in the incident but they have yet to confirm exactly how.

The two people that died were occupants of the pick-up truck.

Gasoline, oil, and boxes of candy contained in one of the big rigs were spilled across the freeway as a result of the collision.

The crash caused major traffic jams at this location in the northbound direction.

This incident and the origins of the collision are still under investigation.

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Rachel Lee Perez

Rachel Lee Perez is our Staff Writer. Rachel is a two-time published author of the books Happily Ever Afterlife and Home. She is also a podcaster, paralegal, dance instructor, and passionate Elk Grove City resident. When she is not attending fun Elk Grove events, you can usually find her at home watching history documentaries, catching up on true crime podcasts, or diving into a good book.


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