Passenger Dies after Vehicle Overturns on Merced Falls Road in Snelling
SNELLING, CA (February 6, 2020) – A 67-year-old woman was killed in a rollover crash Thursday afternoon in Merced County.
The fatal crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on Merced Falls Road, just west of Hornitos Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling east on Merced Falls Road when it veered off the right shoulder. The driver overcorrected, lost control causing the vehicle to overturn.
A female passenger, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and died at the scene. Her name was not immediately available.
The driver, 80-year-old William Carroll, sustained minor injuries.
CHP officials did not rule out drugs and alcohol as factors in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
During this mournful time, we would like to send our well-wishes and sincere sympathies to the grieving family and friends of the victim.
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