Man Killed in Collision with Big Rig on Highway 20

Nov 8, 2013 9:11 AM

One man is dead following a head on collision near Sutter. It happened around 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon on Highway 20 near West Butte Road. The driver of a Ford F-250 pickup was traveling west on the highway approaching the Sutter Bypass when for an unknown reason he drifted into the eastbound lane, hitting a big rig head on. Lonnie Henderson, 53, was driving the big rig and had no time to avoid the collision. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The 61 year-old driver of the Ford truck, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the CHP the man was from Somerset in El Dorado County. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a part in the crash.


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