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Utah Family Killed in California Car Accident

Utah Family Killed in California Car Accident



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(KSL News) Two young children and two adults died in a collision between a big rig and a pickup truck on Interstate 80 near Sacramento.

The mother and father, both 22 years old, a 2-year-old girl and an infant were visiting relatives in Woodland, Calif., and were on their way home when the accident occurred.

Utah Family Killed in California Car Accident

CHP Officer Liz Dutton says a 2006 Nissan Frontier pickup was towing a Corvette on a trailer when it lost control and jackknifed.

The Frontier hit the north side of the Bryte Bend Bridge -- which carries traffic over the Sacramento River -- and was struck from behind by the larger truck.

The parents died on the scene, and the children, who were both ejected from the truck, died at the hospital.

The coroner in Sacramento is still notifying family, so names of the deceased have not yet been released.

(The Associated Press contributed to this article.)

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