1 killed, 1 injured in Tulare County crash, CHP says

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- One person was killed, and another was hospitalized after a crash in Tulare County on Thursday night.

It happened just after 9:30 pm on Highway 99 near the Avenue 152 turnoff in Tipton.

California Highway Patrol officers said a 19-year-old woman was driving north on Highway 99 when she veered to the right, causing her truck to spin out.

She crashed into a tree and hit a brick wall along the shoulder.

The woman died at the scene, officials said. Her 20-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

The two are said to be from Woodville.

The CHP said alcohol or drugs were not factors in the crash.
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