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Fatal crash on I-5 involving car, semi

One lane was blocked for three hours
Posted at 11:51 AM, Mar 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-08 17:07:30-05

At least one person was killed in a crash on Interstate 5 in Fort Tejon on Thursday, according to California Highway Patrol. 

The crash happened on southbound I-5 just south of Fort Tejon Road before 11 a.m., according to CHP. 

A car crashed into the back of a semi, and the driver of the car appeared to be pinned in, according to CHP. 

One lane was closed at 11:10 a.m. The Coroner was called out just before 11:30 a.m.

All lanes were back open around 2 p.m.

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