1 killed, 3 injured in crash on Highway 41 in Fresno County

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- California Highway Patrol officers say one person has died and three others were seriously injured in a crash along Highway 41 in Fresno County Friday morning.

The crash happened around 8:30 am near Floral Avenue.

Officials say a black minivan tried to cross the highway at the two-way intersection at Floral Avenue. Officers say the driver didn't see an oncoming truck traveling north on the highway.

The truck driver hit the passengers' side of the van. CHP officials say one person inside the van was killed in the crash. Three other people inside suffered major injuries and were taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for treatment.

No one in the truck was hurt in the crash.

The northbound lanes of Highway 41 were temporarily closed while crews worked to investigate and clear the crash.

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