Driver killed in two-vehicle crash in Madera County, CHP says

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Madera County on Tuesday morning.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Madera County on Tuesday morning.

The two-vehicle crash was first reported around 5:20 a.m. in the area of Avenue 18 1/2 and Road 13, west of Madera.

CHP officers say a driver was traveling down 18 1/2 Avenue and ran into the back of a slower tractor, hauling a large piece of farming equipment on the roadway.



The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tractor driver survived. It's unclear if they suffered any injuries.

Roadways in the area were closed as authorities investigate the crash.

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