Person Killed in Tanker-Truck Crash on I-80 in Dutch Flat, CA

January 14, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle lost control and drove into a ditch causing an explosion

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver on I-80 in Dutch Flat, CA on January 14th, 2019. Police say the driver of a tanker-truck was killed when the truck lost control and traveled off the road into a ditch. An fire then spread causing an explosion that killed the driver.

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