Fatal big rig crash slows traffic on HWY 99 in Selma

Investigators say the crash happened around 3:30 a.m., on Highway 99 near Floral Avenue.
October 18, 2013 5:47:58 AM PDT
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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