Update: Highway 119 crash involves fatality

Taft Midway Driller
California Highway Patrol

The traffic accident blocking Highway 119 in Old River is now a fatal collision, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at 1:56 p.m. and involved a semi truck with a trailer hauling potatoes and a pickup, according to the CHP website.

No further information was immediately available.

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