LOWER LAKE, Calif. – One person was reported to have died and another suffered major injuries in a single-vehicle crash near Lower lake early Tuesday morning.
The crash was reported at approximately 2:41 a.m. and involved an SUV into a telephone pole, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Reports from the scene stated the crash occurred in the 8400 block of Highway 29.
Lake County Fire and Kelseyville Fire, along with CHP and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the scene.
Upon the arrival of emergency personnel radio reports indicated there were two people in the vehicle, one of whom had died, with the other having major injuries and needing to be extricated.
The northbound highway lane was partially blocked as a result of the crash, according to reports from the scene.
A landing zone was set up at Red Hills Road, with a CalStar air ambulance responding to the scene to transport the surviving patient.
Incident command at the scene was cleared shortly before 5 a.m., with the roadway reopened.
Additional details about the crash, its cause and the victims were not immediately available.
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