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POSTED February 21, 2013 9:22 p.m.

CAR ENDS UP HANGING OFF I-5 BRIDGE

STOCKTON  - A crash just after noon Thursday left a car on its roof partly hanging off Interstate 5 at March Lane in Stockton, according to witnesses.

California Highway Patrol Officer James Smith said for some reason, the driver in the interstate's northbound lanes smacked his car into the center divider. It thent rolled several times before coming to rest on its roof in a construction zone over eastbound March Lane.

The driver suffered minor injuries, Smith said.

Emergency responders pulled the car back onto the road but not before the unusual sight appeared to slow traffic.

Caltrans said because of the situation, northbound I-5 lanes one and two at March Lane were closed as was the southbound March Lane off-ramp for about an hour and a half.

Smith said alcohol appeared to play a part in the crash.

FBI ENDS SEARCH FOR 'SPEED FREAK KILLERS' VICTIMS: LINDEN (AP) — The search for missing victims of the so-called "Speed Freak Killers" has ended without success at the bottom of abandoned well in remote Northern California.

The FBI announced Thursday it had finished a weeks-long excavation of the well outside Stockton, Calif. without finding human remains. The well is 200 yards from another site where investigators last year found the remains of three women and a fetus thought to be the victims of Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog.

The two men were convicted of multiple murders after their 1999 arrests.

In August, Shermantine was briefly removed from his death row cell and led investigators to several sites in San Joaquin County where he said victims were buried. He has since told several media outlets that investigators were digging up the wrong well.

 

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