FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A vehicle rolled over in Fresno County on Friday afternoon resulting in a fatality, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP Officers say the incident took place on South Cornelia Avenue and West Lincoln Avenue, west of Easton in Fresno County around 5:30 p.m. A 52-year-old man of Fresno was driving a Dodge Dakota going eastbound on Lincoln Avenue. The driver allowed the vehicle to drift onto the right shoulder causing the driver to over-correct the steering. He was unable to maintain control as the vehicle overturned, causing critical injuries. The driver was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
It is unknown if alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in this collision, according to officers. This is an ongoing investigation by the California Highway Patrol.