On Saturday, August 12, 2017, an elderly man was killed in an automobile collision, east of Minkler. The Fresno County rollover car accident occurred on Highway 180, at around 1:30 PM.
An 82-year-old male passenger in a black pickup truck was killed after the driver lost control on State Route 180. The vehicle overturned near Cove Road.
Another occupant suffered injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
The driver and another passenger were not hurt.
Authorities reported that speed was a factor in the crash.
Investigation is needed to determine whether the vehicle malfunctioned and whether road conditions may have contributed to the accident.