Car crash on Highway 41 near Riverdale ends in tragedy

January 16, 2013 12:38:55 AM PST
The California Highway Patrol said Jared Steele, 20, of Caruthers was killed after his vehicle collided with a pickup truck carrying a towing trailer. Steele was attempting to make a U-turn when the accident occurred.

The crash happened around 5:30 Monday afternoon near Riverdale on Highway 41, just south of Mount Whitney Avenue.

According to CHP, Steele was driving a white Geo and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck and his passenger both suffered minor injuries.