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San Andreas, CA — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal DUI crash that occurred in Calaveras County.

The CHP reports that 36-year-old Richard Adams of Valley Springs was driving a 2011 Chevy pickup truck on Highway 26, and for unknown reasons, a 24-year-old unidentified female passenger came out of the truck, while it was moving. She was later pronounced dead.

During an investigation, the CHP determined that Adams was under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested for DUI. The crash occurred Saturday at 2am. An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the San Andreas CHP Office at 209-754-3541.

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