Woman killed in vehicle crash near Coarsegold, CHP says

A 70-year-old woman died Friday afternoon after her vehicle rolled over on Highway 41 near Coarsegold.

The crash happened around 4 p.m., according to California Highway Patrol in Oakhurst.

The woman was driving a Ford sedan southbound on Highway 41 when her vehicle veered into a dirt embankment, rolled over and she was ejected.

CHP says the woman was not wearing a seat belt, and added that neither drugs nor alcohol were a factor.

The woman’s name was not released. The accident remains under investigation.

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