2 Highway Patrol officers killed in crash

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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KINGSBURG, Calif. (AP) -- The California Highway Patrol says two officers have been killed in an early morning accident in Fresno County.

CHP Capt. Dave Paris says the officers were killed while responding to a call of a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 99 in the Central Valley town of Kingsburg around 6 a.m. Monday.

Paris says the officers' car lost control and slammed into a guardrail. Two male officers died after their vehicle overturned.

The names of the officers have not been released.

Paris says the highway is expected to be closed for most of the day as accident reconstruction teams investigate what happened.

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