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Man killed in Garden Highway crash identified

The man killed in a car crash that closed a section of Garden Highway for several hours Wednesday morning has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as Eriberto Ceja, 24, of Sacramento.

Ceja was driving southbound on Truxel Road about 2 a.m. when his vehicle went down an embankment, partly ejecting him, according to Sacramento police. He died on the scene.

A female passenger in the car went to the hospital with major injuries, police said.

Hannah Knowles: 916-321-1141, @KnowlesHannah