55-year-old woman killed in solo-car crash in Merced County, CHP says

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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A 55-year-old woman has died after a single-car crash in Merced County.

MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Los Banos woman was killed after she crashed her truck and was thrown into a PG&E pole in Merced County.

It happened around 3:30 Monday afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol says the 55-year-old was on Dickenson Ferry Road, west of El Capitan School Road when for an unknown reason, she drifted off the road causing her pickup to flip over.

Officers say she was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the truck into a pole.

The woman died on scene.

Officers are asking anyone who may have seen the crash to contact them.