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Murphys Man Dead in Accident

An 87 year old Murphys man is dead and a woman seriously injured following a traffic accident Friday.
Highway Patrol officers say Robert Clarke and his passenger, 80 year old Francis Daniels were in a Subaru sedan when Clarke pulled into traffic on Highway 4
from Big Trees Road, into the path of an oncoming pickup truck.

Clarke was pronouced dead at Mark Twain Hospital in San Andreas. Daniels was
medflighted to Memorial North Hospital in Modesto.

The driver of the Pickup truck, 43 year old Steven Heisinger of Arnold was treated for moderate
injuries.