Fatal accident closes several eastbound lanes on I-80

A fatal accident on Interstate 80 near Truxel Road closed multiple lanes Tuesday evening, according to California Highway Patrol.

The accident involved two cars, at around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday., Oct. 24, along on eastbound I-80, near Interstate 5. According to a press release from CHP officials, upon arrival, officers found a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado collided into the rear of a trailer being towed by a 2014 International tractor. 

The driver of the Chevrolet died from his injuries. He was a 39-year-old man from West Sacramento.

The driver of the International, a 58-year-old man from Elk Grove, was not injured.

The cause of the accident has not yet been determined. 

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