LINCOLN (CBS13) – An Orangevale resident was killed in a fiery crash on Highway 65 near Lincoln Tuesday night.

California Highway Patrol’s Auburn divisions says, a little before 7 p.m., the driver of a 2015 Nissan Altima drifted right into the path of an oncoming big rig new W. Wise Road. The car and big rig then collided head-on, sending the Altima down an embankment.

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With the driver still trapped inside, the Altima was engulfed in flames.

The big rig also overturned as a result of the crash. A Toyota FJ Cruiser that was traveling behind it swerved to avoid the crash and also overturned.

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CHP says the driver of the Altima, an Orangevale man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the big rig and a passenger in the Toyota suffered minor injuries and were taken to Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

The name of the Altima driver has not been released.

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Exactly what caused the crash is still being investigated by CHP. It’s still not known if drugs or alcohol played a factor.