A person was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 50, near Kyburz, Thursday afternoon.
The California Highway Patrol said a pickup truck and a sedan were involved in the crash. A CHP spokesperson said It wasn't clear if the victim was a driver or passenger.
The collision was on a stretch of 50 where the highway is two lanes divided by a double yellow line.
Traffic was backed up on the highway until a little after 4 p.m. when the CHP was able to move the involved vehicles to the side of the road.
The CHP is investigating the crash.