Car Crash Kills Rancho Cordova Man
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the man was driving along a transition road that connects southbound Highway 5 to eastbound I-80 just before 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2015. As he approached the on ramp to Interstate 80, he lost control of his vehicle. His car then hit a traffic sign and careened down an embankment. It came to rest up against a tree at the driver’s side door. The man, who wasn’t wearing his seat belt, sustained fatal injuries as a result of the impact.
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