South Lake Tahoe Man Fatally Injured in Multi-Car Crash near Victoria Island
TRACY, CA (August 9, 2018) – A man was killed Thursday morning, following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 4. The identity of the deceased victim was not immediately released by officials, pending notification of next of kin.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident took place shortly after 8:30 AM near Victoria Island. A 1998 Lexus was pulling from the shoulder onto eastbound Highway 4 when it lost control and sideswiped a GMC.
The vehicle continued out of control and hit a second vehicle, before crashing into an irrigational canal.
The 24-year-old South Lake Tahoe man driving the Lexus sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. Meanwhile, other people involved in the crash were reportedly unharmed. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fatal collision and to identify possible contributing factors.
No additional information has been disclosed to the public at this time.
Sweet Law offers our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. We wish his bereaved loved ones strength and comfort during this very difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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