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At Least 1 Killed in Head-On Crash on Grass Valley Highway in Auburn

At Least 1 Person Dies in Fatal Auburn Car Accident on Grass Valley Highway near New Airport Road

Placer County, Calif. (October 22, 2019) – At least one person was killed early Tuesday morning in a traffic accident involving two vehicles in Auburn, according to a local news report.

The deadly crash, which was reported at around 5:37 a.m., happened on Grass Valley Highway near the New Airport Road off-ramp.

Reportedly, a white Nissan minivan crossed over from the north to the southbound side of the highway, where it collided head-on with a black Dodge pickup truck.

Emergency crews responded to the scene to assist the involved parties. The driver of the minivan sadly died in the crash.

It’s unknown if the pickup truck driver was injured.

The crash caused the closure of the north and southbound lanes. The two vehicles were towed away for evidence.

The accident remains under investigation by the police.

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