Elk Grove man dies in 11-vehicle crash, CHP says

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The California Highway Patrol says a man died Tuesday when a tractor-trailer did not slow down and he became involved in an 11-vehicle crash. 

According to the CHP, for unknown reasons, the tractor-trailer did not slow down when it approached traffic on southbound Interstate 5 near Florin Road. 

After it hit traffic, a chain reaction collision occurred and the 39-year-old Elk Grove man, who was driving a Chrysler 300, was fatally injured, the CHP says. 

CHP says two other people were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. 

Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be a factor in the crash. 

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