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Convoy From Rio Linda To Dixon To Remember Tow Truck Driver Killed In Hit-And-Run

Tow truck drivers will be remembering one of their own who was killed in a high-and-run on Highway 50.

1 hour ago

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CHP Searching For Highway 50 Pipe Bomb Suspect

The California Highway Patrol is looking for a suspect who planted a pipe bomb along Highway 50 in Sacramento on Wednesday.

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Tow Truck Driver’s Widow Pleads For Driver Who Killed Him To Come Forward

Jamie Bower’s voice cracked as she tried talking about her husband Michael in the past tense. The loss has been so traumatic, she says she still can’t bring herself to tell their 3-year-old daughter.

02/24/2015

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Tow Truck Driver Killed On Highway 50 Identified; Search Continues For Big Rig That Hit Him

Michael C. Bower, 29, of Dixon pulled in his tow truck at around 7:50 p.m. on Monday night on westbound Highway 50 near Jefferson Boulevard. The truck was having mechanical issues, and he placed emergency triangles at the back of his truck as a precaution for other drivers.

02/24/2015

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CHP Searching For Big Rig Driver In Death Of Tow Truck Driver On Highway 50

The California Highway Patrol is searching for a big rig that may have hit the tow truck driver, who was outside of his vehicle on westbound Highway 50. Officers say the big rig driver may not have known they hit the tow truck driver as it appears they were struck by a trailer.

02/23/2015

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Caltrans Warns Deer Accidents On Rise At Highway 50 And Interstate 80

“In that particular area, [Highway] 50 and [Interstate] 80, there have been a lot of wildfires, which means there is less vegetation, and the animals need to travel forward to forage,” she said.

11/25/2014

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Authorities Looking For Person Who Threw Kittens From Car On Highway 50

Investigators are looking for witnesses who saw the person throwing three kittens from a car on Highway 50 early Friday morning.

06/21/2014

The portion of Highway 50 to be rehabilitated. (Credit: Caltrans)

Caltrans: Highway 50 Revamp to Start 2 Weeks Early

Commuters beware! The project to upgrade the Highway 50 Viaduct is beginning two weeks early, Caltrans announced Thursday.

03/27/2014

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Highway 50, Watt Avenue Project Causing Frustration For Drivers

The Sacramento County Department of Transportation added new ramps and stoplights at the Watt Avenue-Highway 50 interchange.

12/18/2013

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Family Of Missing Colfax Man Continues Search

Today marks one week since Eric Garcia disappeared after leaving Rancho Murrieta. Deputies say Eric made a call to his fiancé last Saturday morning, but the phone hasn’t been used since then.

12/14/2013

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UPDATE: Kyburz Fire 40% Contained; Highway 50 Controls Still In Place

Highway 50 has been closed indefinitely in both directions near Kyburz in El Dorado County due to thick smoke blowing across the roadway from a nearby fire.

07/09/2013

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UPDATE: Highway 50 Reopened after Carnival Truck Fire

According to the California Highway Patrol, a big rig carrying carnival rides caught fire sometime after 2 p.m. on Tuesday about 25 miles east of Placerville.

05/14/2013

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