Truck Flips, Driver Killed Along Highway 99

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SACRAMENTO —

One person has been killed in a high-speed car accident along Highway 99 tonight.

According to CHP, at about 7:15 p.m. a truck ran off the right shoulder on southbound Highway 99 near Elverta Road.

CHP says the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed and flipped over.

Other drivers then stopped on the side to try to get the driver out of the truck. Eventually, crews were called in to extract the driver.

Upon extraction, it was discovered the driver had been killed upon impact.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing. FOX40 will provide the latest updates as they become available.