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Possible Fatal Accident

The CHP is reporting a possible traffic fatality of a vehicle passenger on Highway 49 just south of Cosgrove in Calaveras County.


The accident near Deer Creek Road (north of Angels Camp) was first reported at 6:41PM Monday evening.


An air ambulance was dispatched to pick up the unidentified driver, who reportedley had a fractured leg, and was flown to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.


Both northbound and southbound lanes of Hwy 49 were completely blocked for almost two hours but has since re-opened.


A coroner responded to the scene.


Written by mark@mlode.com

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