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Highway 49

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Car Crashes Into Power Pole Causing Lengthy Closure

A car hit a power pole in Nevada County on Tuesday morning knocking power lines onto the road.

07/02/2013

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Cal Fire Contains Wildfire Near Cool

Highway 49 was temporerly closed as fire crews battled a wildfire about a mile north of Cool.

06/08/2013

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Utility Pole Snaps, Forcing Closure Of Highway 49 Near Diamond Springs

Repair crews spent most of Monday morning repairing a downed utility pole that forced the closure of a major foothill road way in Diamond Springs.

12/10/2012

A sinkhole has developed on Highway 49 near Grass Valley on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Sinkhole Develops On Highway 49 Near Grass Valley

A large sinkhole has developed on Highway 49 south of Grass Valley, shutting down part of the roadway.

12/05/2012

The accident happened just after a fire broke at a Jack and the Box on the corner of Highway 49 and Industry Drive around 6:30 Tuesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Smoke, Rain, Hail Blamed For Multiple Vehicle Crash On Highway 49

Smoke from a fire at a fast food restaurant combined with rain, hail and fog are being blamed for a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 49 in the town of Martell near Jackson.

03/06/2012

Two Teenagers Killed In Nevada County Car Crash

Two teenagers were killed in a car accident Monday night in Nevada County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/16/2011

Harlow Rothert was impaled in the hand when he crashed into a deer on Highway 49.

Man Impaled By Deer Antler In Crash

A violent crash with a deer left a Nevada City resident with an antler stuck through his hand, but the driver says he just feels lucky the damage wasn’t worse.

CBS Sacramento–12/07/2010