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Fatal crash involving semi and pickup truck reported on 15 Freeway in Cajon Pass

Cajon Pass, ( — One person was killed following a crash on the northbound 15 Freeway Thursday night.

The incident was reported at 7:53 p.m. between Highway 138 and Oak Hill Road, and involved a Turquoise colored semi and a white Ford F-150.

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According to CHP logs, the white Ford pickup truck crashed into the center divider and then into the rear of the semi truck.

San Bernardino County Fire and the California Highway Patrol responded to the incident and located the single occupant of the Ford pinned inside.

Firefighters were able to free the person just before 8:30 p.m, but despite life-saving measures, the driver of the Ford was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the semi truck was transported to Desert Valley Hospital with minor injuries.

According to CHP incident logs, the number 1 and 2 lanes were blocked.

A SIG Alert was issued in the area for an expected duration of two hours.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.

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