An 87 year old Murphys man is dead and a woman seriously injured following a traffic accident before
noon, Friday. Highway Patrol officers say Robert Clarke and his passenger 80 year old Francis Dennis of Murphys were riding in a Subaru sedan when Clarke
pulled into traffic on Highway 4 from a side street and into the path of an oncoming pickup truck, driven by 43 year old Steven Heisinger of Arnold. He
couldn´t stop in time before broadsiding Clarke´s car.
Clarke was taken to Mark Twain St. Joseph´s Hospital in San Andreas where he later died.
Daniels meanwhile was taken to Memorial Hospital in Modesto by medflight helicopter. Heisinger is being treated for moderate injuries at Mark Twain St.