By CBS13 Staff

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A driver is dead after crashing head-on into a car carrier near Fairfield, police said Monday evening.

The collision happened just after 4 p.m. in the area of Vanden Road between the Leisure Town Road traffic circle and Cannon Road between Vacaville and Fairfield.

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Fairfield police said a driver crossed the double yellow lines in the roadway and hit the car carrier head-on.

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The driver of the vehicle died at the scene. The driver of the carrier was uninjured and remained at the scene to cooperate with investigators.

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The crash forced an hours-long closure of Vanden between Cannon and Leisure Town.