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One dead following fatal collision on Southbound 99 at Rosedale

Fatal on Rosedale and SB99
Posted at 7:32 PM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-27 23:38:04-04


All lanes are now back open following that deadly collision on SB 99 near Rosedale.

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Traffic is backed up on southbound 99 at Rosedale Highway after a deadly traffic collision.

According to California Highway Patrol, a call came in just before 6:30 for a motorcycle versus a semi-truck, one person has died.

According to CHP traffic was going between 20-30 mph during rush hour. The motorcyclist split the lanes between a semi-truck and a box truck when he lost control.

The driver of the motorcycle is an adult man and he was declared dead at the scene.

Crews are working to clear the area.

This is a developing story.