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10 Freeway lanes shut down in Fontana after big rig driver killed in crash
10 Freeway lanes shut down in Fontana after big rig driver killed in crash

One person was killed on the westbound 10 Freeway in Fontana early Monday when a big rig crashed into a freeway sign and burst into flames, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened near Citrus Avenue about 3 a.m., said CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos. For unknown reasons, the big rig drifted onto the right shoulder and slammed into a freeway sign pole, he said. The truck, which was carrying frozen chicken, immediately “burst into flames,” said CHP Sgt. Josh Buffum. The driver died at the scene, officials said. Pieces from the sign fell onto the freeway and caused more cars to crash but no one was seriously injured, Buffum said. The freeway was shut down until...

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