Update: The California Department of Transportation reported at 1:30 p.m. that Highway 12 was reopened.
California Highway Patrol officers are responding to a fatal car accident and have shut down westbound Highway 12 from Interstate 5 to Highway 160.
The crash was between Terminous and Lodi near North Peat Land Road. There was a multiple-car pileup after two vehicles crashed at 6 a.m. today.
According to the Rio Vista Police Department, there were five vehicles involved including two semi trucks and a truck hauling construction equipment.
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