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All lanes back open on southbound Highway 99 through Stockton after deadly crash

Deadly crash shuts down SB Highway 99 in Stockton
Deadly crash shuts down SB Highway 99 in Stockton 00:44

STOCKTON – Southbound Highway 99 was closed due to a deadly crash near the crosstown freeway in Stockton on Friday morning.

The crash happened a little before 5 a.m. right near the Highway 99 and Highway 4 connector.

Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but California Highway Patrol confirmed that the incident left at least one person dead and involved a big rig.

Due to the crash, CHP was diverting traffic off of the freeway. Traffic was backing up back to Morada at the height of the closure. 

Just after 8:30 a.m., one lane reopened. All lanes were back open by 11 a.m.

No details about the person who died in the incident have been released. 

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