The driver of a sport utility vehicle was killed near Lodi, Calif., on Wednesday, April 4, when the vehicle collided head-on with a tractor trailer. According to Fox40.com, police believe the SUV crossed the center line of Highway 12 in San Joaquin County when it crashed into the oncoming tractor trailer, closing a stretch of the highway for hours. The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene; the driver of the tractor trailer suffered minor injuries.
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