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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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