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One Killed in Solo-Vehicle Crash on State Highway 24

The collision occurred around 11 a.m. today near the Pleasant Hill exit.

By Bay City News—

One person was killed in a solo-vehicle crash on state Highway 24 in Lafayette this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred just after 11 a.m. on eastbound Highway 24 near the Pleasant Hill Road exit in Lafayette.

Witnesses told the CHP that the driver of the vehicle involved was speeding before the car went off of the roadway and struck a tree, a CHP officer said. The driver, who was alone in the car, died at the scene.

Emergency responders searched for additional victims but found none, according to Capt. Robert Marshall of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

The far right lane of the highway remained blocked by emergency vehicles as of 12:30 p.m.
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