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Head-on crash kills driver on Highway 49

A motorist died in a head-on collision Friday on Highway 49 north of Auburn.
A motorist died in a head-on collision Friday on Highway 49 north of Auburn.

A head-on collision Friday on Highway 49 north of Auburn has killed a driver.

The crash occurred about 8:30 a.m. Friday when a driver of a minivan traveling on northbound Highway 49 crossed into an oncoming lane. The minivan hit a southbound car head-on, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The driver in the car, who was not identified, was killed. The driver in the minivan suffered minor injuries.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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