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Two killed in crash that shuts section of Power Inn Road at rush hour

Two people died Thursday afternoon in a collision between a sedan and a motorcycle on Power Inn Road at 53rd Avenue.

Officer Linda Matthew, Sacramento police spokeswoman, said the crash was reported at 3:48 p.m. on southbound Power Inn Road. The motorcyclist, a male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Matthew said a passenger in the sedan died at an area hospital.

No information was available on how the collision occurred, she said, noting that investigators were at the scene.

Power Inn Road was expected to be closed for several hours in both directions between Junipero Street and 52nd Avenue.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy