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Tragic Accident Takes The Life Of 17-Year-Old At YLP

COARSEGOLD – A 17-year-old from the Yosemite Lakes Park area was killed this morning when he was struck by a minivan at the corner of Yosemite Lakes Parkway and Road 400.

The teenager was skateboarding down the Parkway when he crossed into the pathway of a vehicle travelling east on Road 400 and was struck and killed. The accident happened at 10:40 this morning, Saturday, Jan 19.Honda mini-van involved in fatal skateboard accidentCHP on the scene said the Coarsegold woman driving the van was not speeding or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Engines #8 and #10 responded, along with sheriff’s deputies and CHP. More details will be related when the official accident report is filed with the CHP.


  1. “Not speeding” as a previous resident of YLP I know that 99% of people speed down that road

  2. What is the speed limit at that ‘T’ intersection?

  3. Michael- the driver was on Road 400, not Yosemite Springs Parkway.

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