LODI, CA - A multiple-vehicle pileup resulted in at least one fatality andclosed the westbound direction of Highway 12 near the Interstate 5 interchange just before 6:15 a.m.Thursday.

A California Highway Patrol report stated the collision involved five vehicles, includingtwo semi-trucks and a truck hauling construction equpment.

CHP officerssaid the driver of thetruck hauling the construction equipment was weaving in and out of traffic when he struck a semi-truck head-on and was killed instantly.

Highway 12 from Interstate 5 to Highway 160 was reopened at 1:30 p.m.

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