Highway 99 partially closed in Fresno after fatal crash

FRESNO, Calif. -- Officers shut down a portion of Highway 99 in Fresno Sunday night after a crash left at least one person dead, the California Highway Patrol said.

Authorities said two lanes of the highway heading northbound will be closed for at least four hours after a crash happened just north of the Highway 41 connector at around 6:45 p.m.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but authorities believe weather played a factor.

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