One Killed in Vehicle Collision in Rural Section of Stanislaus County
Turlock, California - According to reporting from The Modesto Bee, one person was killed when a car and a pickup truck collided on a stretch of road, just south of Turlock.
The initial video and pictures that were obtained by reporters show that both vehicles sustained heavy front end damage.
The accident occurred at approximately 4:15 PM, on the afternoon of July 30th. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the emergency responders from the Turlock Rural Fire Station responded to the scene of the wreck.
Serious motor vehicle accidents affect virtually every community in the United States, including rural areas. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) reports that 3,623 people were killed in highway accidents in the state in 2016 — nearly a seven percent increase when compared to the previous year.
At the current time, there is little information available regarding the cause of the fatal crash in Stanislaus County. The accident is still under investigation. If you have any relevant information about this accident, you are encouraged to reach out to the California Highway Patrol or to your local law enforcement agency.
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