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Fatal Accident in East Bay Kills One, Halts Traffic for Hours

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    Fatal Accident in East Bay Kills One, Halts Traffic for Hours

    At least one person is dead this evening in a traffic incident on southbound Interstate Highway 680 in Martinez, California Highway Patrol officials said.

    The incident was first reported at 3:11 p.m. on I-680 just north of Marina Vista Avenue and on or just south of the Benicia-Martinez Bridge.

    A traffic alert was issued at 3:51 p.m. when two lanes were blocked, according to CHP officials. The lanes reopened at 4:49 p.m. and the traffic alert was canceled.

    Another fatal accident snarled traffic in Danville on I-680 Sunday afternoon. That crash involved multiple people, and also shutdown southbound lanes for several hours. 

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