54-year-old woman killed in collision on Highway 140 near Merced

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A 54-year-old woman from Modesto was killed after swerving her car into a big rig on Highway 140 near Merced.

It happened just after 12:30 p.m. near Hayden Road.

According to Merced California Highway Patrol officers, eastbound traffic had stopped for the big rig making a left turn into a driveway. The woman, traveling from behind, failed to stop and swerved left to avoid a collision with other vehicles and slammed into the turning truck.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity is not known at this time.
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