Driver killed in crash with fire truck in Antioch on Highway 4

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A driver of a minivan died late Friday night when he crashed into the back of a fire truck on eastbound state Highway 4 in Antioch. (KGO-TV)

A driver of a minivan died late Friday night when he crashed into the back of a fire truck on eastbound state Highway 4 in Antioch, California Highway Patrol officials said Saturday.

The 47-year-old Antioch man crashed into the truck at 11:55 p.m. on Highway 4 just west of Somerville Road.

Three firefighters in the truck complained of injuries and one was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, according to CHP officials.

The crash occurred as firefighters were clearing a non-injury collision from the highway. The collision was reported at 11:26 p.m.

The driver of the van died at the scene, CHP officials said.

Investigators don't know yet whether drugs or alcohol played a part in the crash.

The name of the victim won't be released until he has been identified and his family notified.

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