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Elk Grove man dies when car crashes into stalled vehicle on Highway 50

An Elk Grove man was killed when the car in which he was riding Saturday night hit another vehicle stopped on Highway 50 in Sacramento.

Evan James Robertson, 23, of Elk Grove died at the scene of the crash, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Robertson was a passenger in a car with two other people traveling west on Highway 50 just east of Third Street about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Their car crashed into the rear of a vehicle that had broken down in a slow lane of the highway.

Robertson, who was in the back seat of the car and was not wearing a seat belt, suffered head injuries, a CHP news release states.

Drivers of both cars suffered minor injuries. The third person in the car with Robertson was not injured.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews