BASS LAKE – A single vehicle accident on Road 274 near Fawn Point has claimed the life of a Fresno resident.
At 11:46 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, a bicyclist riding west on Road 274 spotted an overturned Jeep about 100 feet down the embankment on the north side of the road.
CHP, Cal Fire, and Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene, where it was discovered that a female was deceased inside the vehicle. There were no other occupants in the Jeep.
Law enforcement is investigating and the identity of the victim is not known at this time. Investigators do not yet know when the accident happened but they are estimating it occured within two hours of the incident being reported.
Motorists are urged to use caution through the area as responders are actively working on scene.