UPDATE: Nevada County Sheriff’s office releases IDs of victims in fatal I-80 crash

Update 10:50 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22:

The Nevada County Sheriff’s office released the names of the victims involved in the fatal crash on I-80 at Eagle Lakes Road Saturday morning, according to a Monday press release.

They are identified as:

Montano, Brittney, 29, North Highlands

Montano, Antonio, 29, North Highlands

9 year old female (name being withheld)

5 year old male (name being withheld)

UPDATE at 3:51 p.m.

Traffic has resumed to normal.

Initially posted

Eastbound traffic on Interstate 80, near the Highway 20 junction, is stopped Saturday morning as authorities investigate a fatal crash, California Highway Patrol reports state.

The wreck happened around 4:40 a.m. Saturday. At least three vehicles were involved, including a Jeep and a sedan. Some people were able to exit their vehicles, though others had to be extricated, reports state.

Westbound traffic was opened around 9 a.m., though Caltrans estimated eastbound traffic, at the Highway 20 intersection, would remain closed until 2 p.m.

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