CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTXL) — Two people have died and two others were hospitalized in critical condition Thursday following a head-on crash in Citrus Heights, according to police.
The Citrus Heights Police Department reports the deadly crash occurred in the area of Auburn Boulevard and Charwood Lane, near Greenback Lane around 8:20 p.m.
Based on witness information reported to police, a westbound SUV crossed over the center divider and collided head-on with an eastbound truck.
Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were transported to the hospital and are expected to survive.
Investigators believe speeding was a factor in the deadly crash.
All lanes of Auburn Boulevard between Greenback Lane and Donegal Drive were temporarily closed.
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