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UPDATE: Man Killed in I-80 Crash Identified

The crash on the westbound 80 Freeway, at the Mason Street exit ramp, was reported at 8:24 a.m.

Updated at 9:15 p.m.

A motorist who died on the I-80 in Vacaville Monday was identified as a San Francisco man by the Solano County coroner's office.

Brandon Bernier, 25, died following the crash of his 2012 Mitsubishi Galant Monday morning.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, coroner's Deputy Jackson Harris said.

--- Bay City News contributed to this report.

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A motorist died in Vacaville Monday when a Mitsubishi went off the 80 Freeway and slammed into a tree, authorities said.

The crash on the westbound 1-80, at the Mason Street exit ramp, was reported at 8:24 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Though an airship was called to fly out a trauma patient, it became uneccesary and instead, a Solano County coroner investigator was called to the scene, the CHP reported.

A SigAlert was issued for a shutdown of the far right lane east of Mason Street and traffic quickly became backed up to the 505 Freeway, according to the CHP.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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