14-year-old Oakhurst girl electrocuted after crashing truck

FRESNO, Calif.

The 14-year-old girl was driving a pick-up on Road 628 near Leach Road in Madera County during rainy conditions when the Highway Patrol says she lost control. The truck ran into a power pole before hitting a tree. The crash broke the power pole and knocked down live electrical wires.

Officers say when the girl got out of the truck she stepped on a downed wire and was electrocuted. A 13-year-old girl in the passenger seat was not hurt.

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