1 Killed, 1 Injured in Highway 138 Crash in Phelan
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One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a Wednesday night crash in Phelan. The crash occurred around 5:17 p.m. on westbound Highway 138 east of Sayle Road. The crash involved a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck and a Subaru Crosstrek. The Subaru driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters had to extricate the driver of the pickup truck using the jaws of life. The driver was airlifted to the hospital with major injuries.

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) closed westbound lanes at mile marker 11 while they investigated the fatal crash. The victim’s identity has not yet been released. The cause of the fatal crash is still under investigation.

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