Deadly Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 65 Sparks Vegetation Fire

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PLACER COUNTY — One person has died and five others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 65 north of Lincoln Tuesday.

Cal Fire reports three vehicles were involved in the collision along the northbound lanes of the highway at West Wise Road.

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One person was killed. The person’s identity has not been reported.

Five people sustained minor injuries.

Flames from one of the vehicles also sparked a 1.5-acre vegetation fire.

Both sides of Highway 65 have been blocked and Cal Fire could not say when traffic would be allowed through.

Stay with FOX40 for more updates.

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