Deadly crash in Whitewater shuts down I-10 traffic for nearly 9 hours
Update 5:15 p.m.
All lanes have been reopened, the California Highway Patrol announced.
Original Report 10:00 a.m.
Eastbound I-10 traffic was backed up near Whitewater Thursday morning following a deadly 2-vehicle crash.
CHP reported it happened just west of Haugen-Lehmann Way around 8:45 a.m.
Cal Fire said one person was killed and another person had minor injuries.
Correction: As of 4:00 p.m., the CHP reported that the #4 and #5 lanes were reopened but the #1, #2, and #3 lanes were still closed.
A six-hour SigAlert was put into place just after 9:30 a.m.
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