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Stanislaus woman killed in motorcycle crash on highway in the Sierra. Here’s what we know

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A 34-year-old Oakdale woman was killed in a motorcycle crash on Highway 108, east of Clark Fork Road, in Tuolumne County on Thursday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol release stated.

At about 2:30 p.m., the woman was riding her 2024 Yamaha motorcycle east on Highway 108. She “allowed the motorcycle to leave the roadway,” where it overturned and she was ejected, according to the CHP release.

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Driver helps passengers to safety after StanRTA bus gets caught in Corral Fire

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A Stanislaus County transit bus was caught in the flames of the Corral Fire Saturday evening.

After the Corral Fire sparked near Tracy in San Joaquin County, it produced enough smoke and fire to force cars on the highway to turn around and head westbound. 

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Head-on crash near Don Pedro Reservoir kills man, three women, CHP reports

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Four people were killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday, May 31, near Don Pedro Reservoir in Tuolumne County.

The names of the victims were withheld pending notification of family, but a California Highway Patrol release identified them as a Stockton man, 56; a Modesto woman, 66; a Salida woman, 65; and a La Grange woman, 33.

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Pedestrian hit by car on Tully Road in Modesto

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A pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car Monday afternoon in Modesto.

Emergency medical services were dispatched around 12:10 p.m. to West Orangeburg Avenue and Tully Road, according to dispatcher radio communications.

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Swimmer found dead after going missing at Woodward Reservoir

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A man who went missing after he tried to swim across a channel at Woodward Reservoir on Sunday afternoon was found dead, deputies said.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office said the man went missing near Mountain View Point at Woodward Reservoir sometime after 2 p.m.

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Crash at Coffee Rd, Sylvan Meadows Dr Hospitalizes One in Modesto

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A crash at the intersection of Coffee Road and Sylvan Meadows Drive on Monday, May 20, 2024, resulted in major injuries, according to ABC10.

Around 3:45 PM, Modesto Police Department officers responded to reports of the accident and found one individual suffering from major injuries. Emergency services were on the scene to provide immediate medical assistance and transport the injured person to a local hospital for further treatment.

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Pair Of Weekend Fires

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There were a couple of fires of note in the region as temperatures are rising this season.

There was a 20 by 20 ft. vegetation fire near the south entrance of the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp on Sunday afternoon shortly before one o’clock. The forward progress was quickly stopped. The cause was not immediately released.

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Two drownings lead to closing of local rivers

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The area’s lakes, rivers and streams will pose a tempting relief to the rising temperatures but emergency responders are warning that a quick dip could have hidden dangers for swimmers.

On Monday, Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke issued an order to close the Merced River and San Joaquin River for recreational use. The order comes in the wake of two recent drownings and affects all access areas throughout Merced County.

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Mom drowns after jumping in river to save her 11-year-old daughter

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A California family is grieving a mother who drowned after jumping into a river to help her 11-year-old daughter.

Searchers recovered the body of 30-year-old Brenda Duran from the San Joaquin River on Saturday.

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Turlock, CA – Possible Injuries in Car Crash on Golden State Blvd

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 A car crash early Thursday morning on Golden State Blvd near the 2800 block led to possible injuries. The incident occurred around 7:26 a.m., involving at least one vehicle.

Emergency services were called to the scene promptly. Reports confirmed at least one person was trapped inside a vehicle. The cause of the crash remains unknown.

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