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1 killed, 8 injured in crash off Highway 46 near Cholame Y

Three ambulances were requested at the scene
Posted at 10:54 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 14:55:22-04

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UPDATE (2:30 a.m.): The westbound lanes of Highway 46 and 41 near the Cholame Y have been cleared.

(ORIGINAL STORY): - One person was killed in a crash Wednesday night in the area of Highways 46 and 41 near the Cholame Y.

CAL FIRE says one person is dead, two people suffered major injuries, one person had moderate injuries and five had minor injuries in the crash involving a minivan and pickup truck.

A helicopter was requested at the scene along with three ambulances.

The crash was reported at about 10:05 p.m.

Westbound lanes of Highway 46 are closed, according to the California Highway Patrol.

This is a developing story. We’ll continue to keep you updated as more details become available.