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DUI Fatal Crash

Mariposa, CA — A Mariposa man was killed after a solo rollover crash involving alcohol on Highway 49.  The accident happened yesterday at 4:25 pm near 3rd Street in Mariposa.

The CHP reports a 63-year-old man from Mariposa was driving a 1998 Nissan southbound on the highway at a high rate of speed. The car drifted onto the dirt shoulder and the driver lost control of the car. It flipped several times down a ditch and across Mariposa Creek.

The CHP says the driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is not being released at this time pending notification of his family.

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Highway 49 at 3rd Street, Mariposa, Mariposa County, CA 37.483057, -119.963418 Highway 49, Mariposa, Mariposa County, CA, United States (Directions)