Driver killed in big-rig crash on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton

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A big rig driver has died after a crash on the 580 in Pleasanton. (KGO-TV)

A 32-year-old from Sacramento died in a crash on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton. The man was driving the big rig, which crashed into another car.

The California Highway Patrol says both semis were traveling westbound when one tried to pass the other, clipping the big-rig to the rear forcing it to overturn. The other truck driver is cooperating with investigators.

The crash happened near Fallon Road around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon. Traffic delays were an issue for hours.

Before you head out to your car, be sure to check out the ABC7 traffic maps for real-time information to help you navigate through traffic jams.
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