Roadway now open after being blocked for two hours
A fatal accident blocked Highway 119 for more than two hours early Saturday.
Few details were immediately available, but the crash involved a sedan and a propane taker, according to the CHP.
The crash was reported at 3:53 a.m. on Highway 119 just west of the I-5 overcrossing about 18 miles east of Taft.
The car ended up blocking traffic lanes after the crash and both east and westbound traffic was halted, according to the CHP.
The accident scene was cleared and roadway was finally reopened to traffic just before 7 a.m.
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