Sacto 9-1-1
September 9, 2011
Elderly man dies in Citrus Heights crash

The passenger in a car involved in a wreck this morning in Citrus Heights has died.

The 87-year-old man died at a hospital from injuries suffered in a collision at the intersection of Antelope Road and Mariposa Avenue about 7:30 a.m. today.

Police said the car in which he was riding was struck at the intersection by a pickup truck. Police said one of the drivers may have run the red signal light.

The driver of the car is expected to be released from the hospital today, police said. The driver of the truck was treated and released from the hospital.

The accident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Citrus Heights Police traffic Sgt. Jason Russo at (916) 727-5500.

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