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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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Fatal Crash In A Driveway In Yosemite Lakes Park

COARSEGOLD – A Coarsegold man is dead after an accident in his driveway yesterday afternoon in Yosemite Lakes Park. Just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, first responders were called out to reports of a vehicle into a tree off Yosemite Springs Parkway near Road 400. Philip Girmant, 83, had left home in a 2010 Toyota to drive down ...

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Single-Vehicle Crash Claims The Life Of Mariposa Man

MARIPOSA – A Mariposa man is dead after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 140 last Friday. At 5:44 p.m. on Sept. 28, Jonah Thomas, 22, was driving a 2003 Ford F-150 eastbound on SR-140 approaching the east end of Trower Road. According to CHP, Thomas was coming out of a long straightaway at an unknown speed when he entered a ...

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Two People Killed When Hit By A Truck On Road 400

RAYMOND – Two people are dead after being hit by a pickup while fighting in the middle of Road 400 south of Hensley Lake last night. At about 9 p.m., Rickey Holt, 39, of Madera, was driving a 2001 Dodge Neon northbound on Road 400, just south of Road 406, when passengers Dean Cram, 37, of Raymond, and Lucille Trolinger, ...

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Driver In Fatal Crash On Highway 145 Arrested

MADERA COUNTY – The driver who crashed head-on into another vehicle, killing her passenger and the driver of the other car, has been arrested, according to CHP. Sasha Watson, 27, of Coarsegold, was westbound on Highway 145 in a Ford Fusion at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, when CHP says she passed over double-yellow lines and crashed head-on into ...

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Victim Of Monday’s Fatal Boating Accident On Bass Lake Identified

BASS LAKE – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has released more details of a fatal boating accident on Bass Lake yesterday. On Monday, Sept. 3, just after 3 p.m., the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service regarding the accident. According to witness statements, a privately owned ski boat was pulling two individuals on an inflatable tube. While ...

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Young Girl Killed On Bass Lake Was Run Over By Boat While Tubing

BASS LAKE – The young girl killed on Bass Lake yesterday was run over by a boat while tubing, witnesses tell Christina Fan of ABC30 Action News. “They just ran her over, they just ran her over. We had the orange flag and they just ran her over. Someone please call 911, someone please help her,” said Mike Martinez, describing ...

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A 7-Year-Old Girl Killed In A Boating Accident At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – A 7-year-old child is dead and a 32-year-old man is hospitalized after a boating accident today at Bass Lake. At about 3:08 p.m., the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service in the area of The Pines Resort marina regarding a boating accident on the lake. Deputies responded along with EMS and located two victims, ...

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Woman Killed In Road 222 Crash Has Been Identified

OAKHURST – The woman killed earlier today in two-vehicle accident on Road 222 near Pettitt Road has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Haroleen Sue Bowlan, 69, of Oakhurst, died when her Kia sedan drifted over the double yellow lines, according to CHP, and collided nearly head-on with an oncoming Hyundai SUV. The accident happened just before 3 ...

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