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1 dead, 1 injured after semi trucks collide head-on near Kettleman

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One person is dead and another injured after two semi trucks collided and burst into flames Friday.<br /><br />It happened around 2:30 p.m. on southbound Interstate 5 near Highway 41.<br /><br />California Highway Patrol said, one truck drifted into oncoming traffic and slammed head-on into another semi truck. Both burst into flames.<br /><br />The driver of the truck that drifted into oncoming traffic died at the scene and the other driver was transported to the hospital with moderate to major injuries.<br /><br />Southbound Interstate 5 near Highway 41 was closed as crews worked to cleanup the wreckage.<br /><br />CHP continues to investigate the cause of this crash.</div>

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