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Fatal shooting on busy California highway leaves woman dead, man injured. Crash blocks highway for hours

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Crash preceded by shooting incident shooting blocked Highway 4 in Pittsburg, Calif. on Wednesday, May 11, 2016


1 dead in shooting, crash on Highway 4 in Pittsburg, CA
2 people  in the vehicle shot,  transported to the hospital Female passenger pronounced dead, male expected to survive.

Police are on the scene after a shooting caused a crash on Highway 4 in Pittsburg, Calif. on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (KGO-TV)

A shooting and resulting crash on westbound Highway 4 in Pittsburg, California left one woman dead and a man injured.
Two people that were in a vehicle that was allegedly shot at were transported to the hospital, where a female was pronounced dead and a male is expected to survive.

Both occupants were suffering from injuries as a result of the collision and gunshot wounds, police say.
It is unclear whether the woman died from a gunshot wound or from other injuries sustained in the crash.
The victims were shot by a suspect in another vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 4 and police say it appears to have been a targeted shooting.

Railroad shut down while police investigate reports of shots fired prior to injury accident
The other vehicle involved fled the scene but was reported to be a newer white Mercedes sedan with paper plates, police say.
The incidents leading up to the shooting are currently under investigation.

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