One Person Killed in Crash on Highway 41

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COARSEGOLD, CA (KMJ) – One person is killed in crash on Highway 41in the Coarsegold area.

The California Highway Patrol said it happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday on Highway 41 at Road 200.

The CHP says a car was driving north on Highway 41 when it slowed to turn off the highway and into a driveway.

The driver hit the brakes too hard, causing the car to go sideways into oncoming traffic.

CHP says a car traveling in the southbound lane crashed directly into the side of the other car, causing the victim’s car to rollover.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people in the other car were taken to the hospital, the CHP says.

The crash remains under investigation.