Sacto 911

Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region

CHP says Elk Grove man dies in Highway 99 crash

12/05/2013 9:12 AM

12/05/2013 9:13 AM

An Elk Grove man was killed when his car slammed into a pickup truck parked in the road south of Yuba City after an earlier crash.

The California Highway Patrol reported that at about 5:15 a.m. Thursday two vehicles were involved in a non-injury collision on northbound Highway 99 south of Oswald Road. The two vehicles remained in the road, partially blocking the left turn lane and the fast lane of Highway 99.

Both of the drivers got out of their vehicles and were standing on the roadway when, at 5:21 a.m. Thursday, the 37-year-old Elk Grove man driving a 2005 Honda Civic approached the earlier crash site.

The Honda driver, traveling north on Highway 99, saw the two stopped vehicles, and hit his brakes before crashing into one of the stationary vehicles broadside.

The Honda driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Both crashes remain under investigation and the name of the deceased man was not released, pending notification of relatives.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
blindelof@sacbee.com
@Lindelofnews

Cathy Locke
clocke@sacbee.com

Andy Furillo
Superior Court
afurillo@sacbee.com
@andyfurillo

Denny Walsh
Federal Court
dwalsh@sacbee.com

More Sacto 911

Crimemapper

Send news tips

Sign up for breaking news alerts

Arrest Logs

Crime Q&A

Sacramento Bee reporter Cathy Locke answers your questions about crime news, trends and issues. Look up specific cases using Arrest Logs and Sacramento Superior Courts case database.

Submit your question

 

Join the Discussion

The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service