Fatal crash leaves one dead in northeast Fresno, police say

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FRESNO,Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A fatal car crash left one person killed Saturday in Northeast Fresno, according to the Fresno Police Department.

Authorities say they responded to the area of Nees and Chestnut Avenues just after 3 p.m. for a two-vehicle collision.

A red Volkswagen sedan with two people inside was traveling westbound on Nees Avenue when it was struck by a pickup truck, according to authorities.

Authorities say the driver of the Volkswagen suffered non-life threatening injuries while the passenger died. The passenger was identified as Carson Gates, 19, of Fresno, according to the Fresno County Sheriff’s -Coroner’s office

The driver of the pickup was uninjured but was arrested for DUI and was later identified 26-year-old, James Mitchell Anderson.

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