FRESNO, California (KSEE) – A man is dead after officers say he was thrown from a pickup truck and run over by a big rig outside Lemoore on Thursday.
According to the CHP, the victim was traveling in the pickup when he was thrown from it. Another man was also thrown from the vehicle but was not hit by the big rig. The first victim was pronounced dead and the second victim is in critical condition in the hospital.
Officers say the pickup was driving on a dirt road west of Highway 198 before 3 p.m. – and pulled out in front of the big rig at Highway 198 when the crash took place.