Fatal Head-On Crash Stops Traffic On South Watt Avenue

SACRAMENTO – One person is dead following a head-on crash on South Watt Avenue in Sacramento on Tuesday morning.

The accident happened shortly before 6 a.m. just south of Elder Creek Road.

Authorities said one man died. Another person was initially trapped in a vehicle, but was rescued by firefighters.

CHP says south Watt Avenue, which is a major commuter route,  will be closed for several hours for their investigation.


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