SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man was killed in a crash on Highway 50 Wednesday morning in Sacramento, according to Caltrans.
The crash happened around 2 a.m. west of 51st Street over-crossing, which is the location of an active construction zone. The highway was closed between 65th Street and Stockton Boulevard until about 6:45 a.m.
A 55-year-old man driving a Land Rover was heading westbound on Highway 50 toward a parked construction vehicle. He drove through the cones, hit a trailer with an arrow board, and then hit the back of a one-ton flatbed truck. Two employees, who were subcontractors for Caltrans, were in the truck.
The driver of the Land Rover was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene, according to CHP. The two subcontractors were not injured.
A spokesperson for Caltrans said a portable electrical sign and a cone truck were damaged in the crash.
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