Highway 99 was closed for several hours Monday morning south of Yuba City due to a fatal crash involving a big rig and another vehicle. 

The collision happened around 8:15 a.m. Monday near Highway 99 and Sacramento Avenue at the Feather River Bridge in the Nicolaus area.

Southbound traffic was diverted off at Highway 113 to Interstate 5 and back onto Highway 99.  

Northbound traffic was diverted off at Nicolaus to Highway 70 and back onto Highway 99.

According to the Caltrans, the road was reopened around 11:30 a.m.

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