Deadly Rollover Crash on Highway 168 in Fresno
FRESNO, CA (July 25, 2019) – A man was killed following a rollover crash Thursday morning on westbound Highway 168 in Fresno, authorities said.
The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. near Ashland Avenue off-ramp.
According to the CHP, two pick-up trucks collided when one attempted to pass the other on the westbound lane. A white truck rolled over into the eastbound lane and its male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The deceased, whose identity was not immediately available, was not wearing a seat belt.
The driver in the second truck was not injured and was allowed to drive away from the crash. Officers say he will not face charges in the crash.
Caltrans have shut down all eastbound lanes on the highway and advise motorists to use an alternate route.
CHP officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.
During this time of tragedy, we would like to extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. We hope they find strength and comfort as they grieve over their loss.
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