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Body Recovered At Eastman Lake, Positive Identification Pending

MADERA COUNTY — At approximately 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) responded to the Eastman Lake area and recovered the body of an adult male floating in the lake. Positive identification of the man is pending completion of fingerprint analysis, says the Sheriff’s Office. The initial investigation indicates that it is Antoine Christopher Williams, ...

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Memorial Day Major Injuries Accident On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — A two-vehicle accident on Highway 41 sent three people to the hospital with serious injuries on Memorial Day. On Monday, May 27 at about 2:45 p.m., Coarsegold resident Tristin Jacobs, 21, was driving a 1998 Mazda truck, traveling southbound on Highway 41 north of Yosemite Springs Parkway, according to CHP. A 2017 Ford F150 driven by Elizabeth Ellston, ...

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Driver Crashes Into Oakhurst Insurance Office

OAKHURST — A Coarsegold resident is recovering from what CHP says are minor injuries today after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a local insurance office. Just before 11 a.m., Melva Scuderi, 89, was in the process of parking in the handicapped spot in front of Macaulay Associates Insurance, located in the Junction Plaza shopping center just off Highway ...

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Fatal Accident On Highway 49 In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — An Ahwahnee woman was killed this morning on Highway 49 after her truck apparently slipped on a patch of black ice. Just after 9:30 a.m., the woman was southbound in a Chevy Silverado on Highway 49 rounding a corner near Vista Del Rio Drive, when she apparently hit an icy spot in the road, causing her truck to ...

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Two-Vehicle Crash Blocks Highway 41 Near YLP

COARSEGOLD — Traffic was stopped in both directions along Highway 41 this afternoon for a two-vehicle accident between Road 200 and Yosemite Springs Parkway. According to CHP at the scene, just before 1 p.m. a Toyota Highlander driven by a 75-year-old man from Madera was pulling out of the driveway at Bible Story Land into traffic to turn north onto ...

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Fatal Crash On Highway 41 South Of YLP, Victim Identified

COARSEGOLD — One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries in a nearly head-on crash on Highway 41 this morning. According to CHP, a man at the front of a long line of northbound vehicles was slowing to turn right into his driveway, just south of the Black Hawk Lodge. Witnesses told CHP that everyone was traveling at about ...

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Major Delays Due To Fatal Accident On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — One-way traffic control is now in place on Highway 41, which had been temporarily closed between Yosemite Springs Parkway and Road 200, following a fatal accident this morning about a half-mile south of the Black Hawk Lodge. Traffic is currently backed up in both directions as CHP and Caltrans work to clear the scene of the crash, which ...

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Traffic Delays After Armored Truck Overturns On Highway 41

OAKHURST — A trip down Highway 41 ended with two people in the hospital today, and traffic north of Oakhurst remains backed up while the vehicle is being recovered. Just after 11 a.m. this morning, a Loomis armored truck was southbound on Highway 41 about a mile north of Cedar Valley, according to CHP at the scene, when it apparently ...

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Two-Vehicle Crash On Highway 41 Results In Major Injuries

COARSEGOLD – A two-vehicle crash on Highway 41 this morning resulted in one driver being airlifted to a Valley hospital. At 11:22 a.m., reports came in to 911 of a crash at Road 416 with both lanes of Highway 41 blocked. A 62-year-old man from Oakhurst, driving a Ford Expedition that was pulling a utility trailer, was at the stop ...

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Victims Of Fatal Crash On Highway 49 Identified

OAKHURST — Another person has died as a result of a head-on collision on Highway 49 north of Oakhurst yesterday. Both victims have been been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Lon Harry Rice, 74, of Mariposa, died at the scene when the truck he was driving was struck head-on near Griffin Drive in the Goldside area. Lon’s wife, ...

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