Truxel Road and Garden Highway have been reopened after a fatal crash that closed the streets for several hours Wednesday morning.
A car southbound on Truxel Road launched off the road about 2 a.m. and went down an embankment.
The male driver was pronounced dead on the scene after being partially ejected from the vehicle. A female passenger was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, according to Sacramento police.
Police continue to investigate what caused the crash.
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The wreck closed Garden Highway from Northgate Boulevard to Natomas Park Drive for several hours.