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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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Distracted Driving Starts Chain Reaction Crash In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD – A three-vehicle crash on Highway 41 snarled traffic for a little over an hour this morning in the Coarsegold area. Just before 10 a.m., first responders were called out to reports of a multi-vehicle accident at the intersection at Lucky Lane. According to CHP at the scene, a Sierra Tel service truck, a Nissan Pathfinder and a Dodge ...

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CHP Brings Holiday Cheer To Dozens Of Senior Citizens

OAKHURST – Dozens of our local “seasoned citizens” were blessed with Christmas gifts as the Oakhurst Area CHP held their second annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” event. The CHP office has been gathering and wrapping gifts for the past few weeks and on Tuesday they brightened the holidays for dozens of seniors at Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre ...

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Two-Vehicle Crash At Tight Corner On Road 426

OAKHURST – An Oakhurst woman was transported to a Valley hospital after her SUV was struck by another vehicle on Road 426 this morning. At 11:45 a.m., just as officers were clearing the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Deadwood (Highway 41 south of Oakhurst), reports came in of another accident, this one on Road 426. According to CHP at ...

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Two Separate Crashes Snarl Traffic Near Black Hawk Lodge

COARSEGOLD – Three vehicles were involved in two separate accidents that brought traffic to a stop on Highway 41 just south of Yosemite Springs Parkway this afternoon. Just after 2:30 p.m., a northbound Toyota Highlander, driven by a resident of Mariposa, slowed to make a left turn onto Road 207. That vehicle was rear-ended by a Scion hatchback driven by ...

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DUI Arrest After Pickup Crashes Into RV On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD – A Coarsegold man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed into the back of a motorhome on Highway 41 yesterday afternoon. At about 5:10 p.m., Justin Henry, 28, was southbound in a 1995 Ford F-150 approaching Serpa Canyon Road, according to CHP. Bobby Dowell, 79, also of Coarsegold, was southbound ahead ...

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Two-Vehicle Crash At Three-Way Intersection In North Fork

NORTH FORK – Both drivers walked away without injury this evening after one of them failed to stop for the posted stop sign at the intersection of Roads 225 and 274 in North Fork. Jason Mayer, 43, of North Fork, was coming south on Road 274 in a 1988 Toyota pickup just before 5:30 p.m. and had just pulled up ...

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Highway 140 Into Yosemite Has Reopened

MARIPOSA — After tireless work by Caltrans maintenance crews and partners, District 10 and the California Highway Patrol have reopened State Route 140 in the area of the Ferguson Fire burn scar as of noon on Friday, Nov. 30. The roadway closure began overnight at 2 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, and is still in place for now, say authorities. ...

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