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All Lanes Open on Interstate 680 After Fatal Crash

The single-vehicle accident resulted in one fatality, as an occupant was ejected from the vehicle.

A crash in Pleasanton killed one person neperson Sunday morning and left some lanes of Interstate 680 closed for nearly three hours, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at about 7:45 a.m. on northbound Interstate 680 near the Sunol Boulevard off-ramp, CHP Officer James Evans said.

A single vehicle veered off the roadway and crashed into a ditch, Evans said. One of the occupants of the vehicle was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were believed to have been involved, Evans said. One lane was blocked for nearly three hours while the scene was cleared. The crash remains under investigation by the CHP.

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timothy October 07, 2012 at 10:49 PM
Closing ONE lane for this was probably more than enough, most other states would not go to such lengths to ":investigate" the obvious. Come on, wise up, California!
Peggy October 08, 2012 at 12:08 AM
They probably needed that one lane closed to safely pull the vehicle out . Wise up Cal.? Geez
Andy Smith October 08, 2012 at 01:09 PM
timothy: What expertise do you have in your background that allows you to make this deduction? I would like to know what specific reason you have for stating that one lane should have been closed, but no more. What type of evidence do you have? I'm curious.
Trevor Tooze October 08, 2012 at 04:21 PM
I certainly concur with Andy & Peggy. You would have criticized had they had not closed any lanes. You would be better off saying nothing.


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