Woman killed in fiery south Fresno car crash identified

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FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — A woman who crashed her car into a business in south Fresno Sunday has died.

Investigators have identified Milicent Epperson, 53 of Fresno, as the woman who died as a result of Sunday’s crash. She succumbed to her injures Monday around 6:00 a.m. at an area hospital. She was the only person inside the vehicle at the time.

Just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday, officers were called out to the area of California and Martin avenues after a car crashed into a fruit shop. Police say the car caught fire following the crash and flames spread to the building.

Police say the cause of the collision is still under investigation. Detectives are awaiting results of a toxicology report.

Nobody was inside of the business at the time of the crash.

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