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Driver Killed After Flipping Sedan On Highway 17 In Los Gatos

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LOS GATOS (CBS SF) – The California Highway Patrol has reopened all lanes on state Highway 17 after closures prompted by a fatal crash near Los Gatos Monday morning.

The crash was reported about 10:40 a.m. on northbound Highway 17 just south of Los Gatos, CHP Officer Kevin Bartlett said.

Preliminary information indicated that the driver of a red sedan traveling south struck two cars on the southbound side and then flipped over onto the northbound side.

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The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, Bartlett said.

One northbound lane was closed for about two hours.

The crash remains under investigation by the CHP.

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