Car crash in South Lake Tahoe claims life

South Lake Tahoe Police Department closed the northbound lane of Emerald Bay Road on Friday for a fatal collision.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A Bay Area resident lost their life Friday in a vehicle collision in South Lake Tahoe.

South Lake Tahoe Police Department reported that a 21-year old, whose name has been withheld pending notification of the next of kin, died in a single vehicle collision near Emerald Bay Rd., at 11th St.

Police shut down the northbound lane during the investigation for an extended period of time, authorities said in a social media post. 

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Correction: This article has been updated to reflect that the gender of the person has not yet been released.

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