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DUI Arrest After Crash On Road 274, Driver’s Dog Located

BASS LAKE – A mountain area man was arrested for DUI after crashing his SUV on a sharp corner on Road 274 this afternoon. Herbert Rogers, 68, with addresses listed in both Oakhurst and Fresno, was westbound on Road 274 in a Ford SUV approaching the curve near Fawn Point. Tracks at the scene show that he drove straight off ...

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Graphic Program Shows Minarets Students Horrors Of Drunk Driving

O’NEALS – The Grim Reaper helped deliver a sobering message Wednesday at Minarets High School as part of the ‘Every 15 Minutes’ program, in which students and first responders reenact the aftermath of a horrific car crash caused by a drunk driver. The Reaper and his gallery of “walking dead” students stood silently on the sidelines as the drama unfolded, ...

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St. Patrick’s Day Safety Takes Planning, Says CHP

SACRAMENTO – The celebrations and parties that may highlight St. Patrick’s Day often lead to tragedy when impaired drivers take to the roads. On Mar. 17, 2018, 1 person was killed and 48 were injured in collisions caused by driving under the influence (DUI) in California, according to CHP officials. Statewide, 131 people were involved in DUI collisions on St. ...

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Victim Of Fatal Crash On Highway 49 Identified

AHWAHNEE – The woman who died in a crash on Highway 49 yesterday morning has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Heather Dame, 43, of Ahwahnee, died when her pickup apparently skidded on black ice and veered into oncoming traffic. The accident happened at 9:34 a.m. just north of Oakhurst near Vista Del Rio Drive. The investigation is ...

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Mariposa Man Killed Tuesday In Highway 49 Crash Identified

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the man killed in yesterday’s head-on collision on Highway 49. Kenneth Keuning, 82, of Mariposa, died when his vehicle crashed into a large truck near Wass Road in the Bootjack area of Mariposa County. The accident happened just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

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Mariposa Man Dies In Head-On Crash On Highway 49

MARIPOSA – One man was killed and another injured in a head-on collision that shut down Highway 49 South this afternoon. Just after 1 p.m., a Volvo garbage truck, driven by a 64-year-old man, was northbound just north of Wass Road approaching a right-hand curve in the road. A Subaru Forester, driven by an 82-year-old man from Mariposa, was southbound ...

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Highway 49 Closed Near Bootjack Due To Fatal Crash

MARIPOSA – Highway 49 South has been closed between Tip Top Road and Woodland in the Bootjack area due to a fatal head-on crash near Wass Road. Expect the closure to last several hours. As of 4:20 p.m., one-lane traffic control is in place. We will update when the roadway reopens.

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The CHP Wants Your Input On Their Job Performance

MARIPOSA – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants to hear from you! If you’ve ever wanted to let the CHP know how you think they are performing, here is your opportunity to be heard. In an ongoing effort to monitor and improve the services provided to the public, the CHP is requesting your assistance in evaluating their performance. Please take ...

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