Passenger killed in Merced County after driver loses control, car flips over multiple times

A 67-year-old woman has been killed in a rollover crash in Merced County.

CHP officials say she wasn't wearing a seatbelt.

The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on Thursday on Merced Falls Road just west of Hornitos Road, near Snelling.

According to the CHP, the driver, 80-year-old William Carroll, was traveling east on Merced Falls Road.

He veered off to the shoulder, overcorrected, lost control and then overturned at least twice.

The 67-year-old woman, his passenger, was ejected and died at the scene.

Carroll had minor injuries.

The CHP says no drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.
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