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Woman, 19, dies in single-car accident near Bass Lake

Melena Gaylene Allen, 19, of Fresno, died Saturday, Dec. 6 after she sustained fatal injuries in a single car accident near Bass Lake.

According to California Highway Patrol, Allen was traveling northbound on Road 274 in her 2002 Jeep Wrangler at an undetermined speed when, for an unknown reason, she allowed her vehicle to leave the roadway where it overturned. The accident occurred around 11:35 a.m. Allen was wearing a lap and shoulder seat belt, but sustained fatal injuries.

Alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in this traffic collision.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating.

-CHP

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