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1 Killed In Christmas Eve Head-On Crash Along Roseville Road In North Highlands

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) — One person has died after a head-on crash in North Highlands on Christmas Eve, authorities say.

The crash happened a little before 1 p.m. along Roseville Road, just south of Oakhollow Drive.

California Highway Patrol says a sedan was heading northbound on Roseville Road when, for an unknown reason, it went into the southbound lanes and crashed head-on into a pickup truck.

Officers say one of the passengers died at the scene. Another passenger sustained major injuries, CHP said.

The driver of the sedan also suffered major injuries, officers say; the pickup truck driver suffered minor injuries.

Exactly what led up to the crash is under investigation.

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The names of the people killed in the crash have not been released at this point.

Roseville Road reopened around 4 p.m.

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that two people died in the crash. California Highway Patrol now says only one person died, the second passenger sustained major injuries. 

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