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California police officer killed a person while driving 121 mph. DA declines to file charges

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Stanislaus County sheriff’s Deputy Eric Fulmer was driving 121 mph as he approached a T-intersection on a foggy morning in January 2022.

At about the same time, a Chevrolet Camaro pulled into the intersection. Fulmer braked, but it was too late. His vehicle slammed into the side of the Camaro at nearly 90 mph, killing 21-year-old Saul Betancourt.

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Turlock man dies after pickup overturns into an irrigation canal

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A 31-year-old man died Friday morning after his Chevrolet pickup overturned into an irrigation canal west of Turlock, according to the California Highway Patrol.

At about 8:45 a.m. a passing motorist discovered the wreckage on Harding Avenue, a lightly traveled, narrow levy road, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Tom Olsen. He said the time of the crash remains under investigation but is believed to have occurred before sunrise.

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Woman, 2 dogs killed after Turlock crash

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A woman and two dogs were killed after a crash and car fire in Turlock.

Turlock Police Department officers responded to a call of a car rollover crash just after 3 p.m. Wednesday. 

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3 killed after driver runs stop sign in Modesto

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 Three people are dead after a driver ran through a stop sign at a Modesto intersection, officials said Monday.

The California Highway Patrol said a dodge Dodge Ram failed to yield at the intersection of Orange and Elm avenues, driving directly into the path of a Dodge SUV that had three people inside.

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Crash leaves three people dead, two injured in Stanislaus County

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Three people died and two were hospitalized after a crash involving two vehicles in rural Stanislaus County on Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP’s Modesto office said that around 2:20 p.m., the agency received a call about a crash near Orange Avenue and Elm Avenue, an area that is about 3 miles east of Patterson.

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Man and woman killed in head-on crash on Highway 4 identified

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Two people who died in a head-on collision on Highway 4 in north Stanislaus County have been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office.

The collision occurred at about 6:40 a.m. Monday on Highway 4 just west of Dunton Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Child Flown to Hospital After Vehicle Crashed into Modesto Home

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Vehicle Crashed Into Modesto Family Home

A 10-year-old child was injured after a vehicle crashed into her family home in Modesto on the afternoon of Saturday, February 25, 2023. The collision occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. at Prescott Road and Sharon Way in the Modesto area, according to officials.

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Fleeing driver crashes into Stanislaus Regional bus, takes off on foot before being caught

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A man wanted for felony evasion in Salida was found in Modesto when he fled officers again, crashed into a county bus and then into a tree before running through several backyards, finally being caught at his parents’ house.

Around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies captured a suspect in the 2900 block of Laramie Drive. He’s tentatively been identified as Andrew Ball, 37, of Modesto, Lt. David Mullins said.

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Turlock sideshow leads to fatal shooting of man and at least 2 crashes, police report

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A sideshow in Turlock led to a fatal shooting and at least two traffic crashes early Saturday, police said.

The man who died was a 20-year-old Tracy resident whose name was not disclosed, a news release from the Turlock Police Department said. No arrests have been reported in the shooting.

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Man killed in Christmas Eve crash near Keyes identified as local brewer

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A man who was killed in a Christmas Eve crash has been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office.

Tyler Klaproth, 40, died in a single-vehicle crash on southbound Highway 99 around 1 a.m. Saturday when his vehicle left the road and hit a tree. The SUV he was driving went off the west edge of 99, near Keyes Road, and into a dirt and grass area before crashing, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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