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Monday, 19 May 2008 01:50

Fatal Accident in Jackson

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slide11.pngTwo people were killed after a van crossed into oncoming traffic and slammed head-on into another vehicle near Jackson Saturday, Amador CHP officials said. The crash happened on State Route 16 west of Latrobe Road near Jackson around 3:40 p.m. Saturday when a Dodge minivan traveling westbound crossed the center line into oncoming traffic, hitting a Ford Taurus heading eastbound. The driver of the van, identified as a 42-year-old man, and the female driver of the Taurus were both pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities said witnesses reported the van had been traveling at a high rate of speed just before the crash and may have been attempting to pass other cars when the accident occurred.

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