Fiery, fatal crash near Sonora

April 11, 2013 

— The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident on Highway 49 at Fraguero Road near Sonora on Thursday afternoon.

Preliminary reports indicate that a Lincoln caught fire after colliding with a Toyota Tacoma pickup at 3:30 p.m.

Passers-by could not get the occupant out.

Authorities reported a large fuel spill and closed the road in both directions.


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