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The driver of a vehicle on Highway 99 near the Dillard Road exit on south Sacramento County died when his vehicle left the roadway and slammed into a tree.

SACRAMENTO - One person was killed in a solo-vehicle crash in south Sacramento County Thursday afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol says a vehicle traveling on southbound Highway 99 in the area of the Dillard Road off-ramp went off the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver, the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders.

The first report of the crash came into the CHP at 12:30 p.m.

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