Woman killed in Modesto auto accident

by bil | April 22nd, 2010

The Merced Sun-Star reports that a woman was killed in a Modesto auto accident. The fatal accident happened on Highway 99. The 21-year-old victim was driving at a high rate of speed when the accident occurred.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the vehicle veered off the shoulder, traveled down an embankment and struck a roadway sign before overturning several times. The driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident. An Atwater passenger was transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

Investigators are looking into whether alcohol played a factor in the Modesto auto accident.

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