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Man Killed in Crash at Hwy 92 and I-280 Identified

54-year-old died in big rig that overturned Friday night.

A 54-year-old man has been identified as the victim killed in a big-rig crash Friday night on the northbound Interstate Highway 280 connector ramp to eastbound state Highway 92 in San Mateo County, according to the San Mateo County coroner's office.

Steve Nelson, of Lodi, was killed in the 10:47 p.m. crash that that shut down the connector ramp. The coroner's office said Nelson was in a solo-vehicle accident.

The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig-alert at 11:26 p.m., and that traffic advisory remains in effect this afternoon.

The closed ramp is expected to reopen by 5 p.m., according to the CHP.

The crash caused a big-rig to overturn and damaged a light pole and guardrail along the roadway, according to the CHP.

A CHP officer said this afternoon crews were removing large chunks of concrete and debris and were repairing the roadway.

— Bay City News

Mark Weiss April 09, 2012 at 07:47 PM
I'm sorry for the loss to the friends and family of the deceased, but what does this have to do with Palo Alto?
Michael McCarty April 11, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Hello Mark, I guess you read this story by linking to Palo Alto Patch. I found the story on San Carlos patch. We are of course neighbors and as such the incident might well of affected any of us. If you were travelling on 280 or 92 for example and affected by this incident. It is a local story and you may have known this man or his family. It is a story that affects the local community of which Palo Alto is a part.

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