Northbound I-5, north of Highway 165, down to 1 lane due to an overturned big rig

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Fatal big rig crash slows traffic on HWY 99 in Selma

Friday, October 18, 2013
Fatal big rig crash slows traffic on HWY 99 in Selma Fatal big rig crash on HWY 99

The California Highway Patrol worked for several hours to clear the accident that killed the driver of the big rig after it crashed in to a sign pole.

Investigators say the crash happened around 3:30 a.m., on Highway 99 near Floral Avenue. Witnesses said the driver of the big rig veered off the highway and into a highway sign. The crash caused the truck to burst into flames, and the driver was trapped inside.

CHP said the driver who was killed was a 52-year-old man from Merced. His identity has not been released.

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