1 killed in Fresno County crash, CHP says

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol is investigating a car crash that left one person dead in Fresno County on Thursday morning.

It happened just after 6:30 am on Elm Avenue north of Manning Avenue, south of Easton.

Investigators believe the woman tried to make a U-turn when she lost control of the vehicle. The victim tried to get out, but the car crashed into a tree, leaving the driver pinned between her car and the door.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The CHP is working to determine whether the driver may have suffered a medical emergency. Her name has not been released.

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