Highway Patrol Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal crash north of Corning today.
It happened just before 3:00 on highway 99 at Chard Avenue. A big rig hauling garbage dumpsters ran off the road, hit a tree, and overturned.
The unidentified driver was trapped in the cab, and died at the scene. Environmental health workers were called in to deal with a fuel spill and spilled garbage. PG&E also responded to fix a damaged power line.
We will have a full report tonight at 6:00 p.m.