Thursday, August 11, 2022

Fatal collision on Murphys Grade Road

    CHP reports that on August 10, 2022 around 10:25 AM a 62 year old male of Angels Camp was driving

a 2003 Ford F150 at approximately 70 MPH on Murphys Grade Road.

   For an unknown reason the driver made an unsafe turn to the right and allowed the vehicle to leave the roadway, then overcorrected back to the left.

    The vehicle went across both traffic lanes and continued out of control, leaving the roadway where it collided with a tree.

   The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle and he suffered fatal injuries.  The name is being withheld pending notification of family.

    The use of alcohol and or drugs is under investigation.

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