A wildfire has led to the closure of a major highway between Sacramento and Reno, Nevada, and brought a handful of mandatory evacuations.
Four people were killed, including three from Oakland, in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 50 in Placerville on Sunday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.
A pedestrian who was struck and killed on a highway in Lake Tahoe early on New Year’s Day has been identified as a Walnut Creek man, Nevada Highway Patrol officers said Wednesday.
Highway 50 at Echo Summit will be closed starting this week as crews work to repair the roadway’s rock wall barrier.