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Calaveras Defender Dies In Merced Accident

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Highway patrol officers confirm the death of Calaveras County´s new Public Defender in a July 3rd traffic accident.

Investigators say 48-year-old Paul Fairless was traveling on Highway 99 just south of Merced, when he lost control of his car in the fast lane, then struck a guardrail and a tree. He was pronounced dead at Mercy Community Hospital in Merced.