Cal Fire: Highway 49 north of Auburn reopens after deadly crash

Photos of the crash scene by Cal Fire.

AUBURN, Calif. (KTXL) — Emergency crews were at the scene of a deadly crash Friday night north of Auburn that closed down Highway 49.

Cal Fire reported four vehicles crashed on the highway at Joeger Road just after 5:30 p.m.

At least one person died.

The left-turn lanes on Bell Road near the highway were also closed as firefighters battled what appeared to be an unrelated vehicle fire.

The events leading up to the crash and the fire have not been reported.

All roadways have been cleared and were reopened, according to Caltrans.

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