1 dead after antique car crashed in Mariposa
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A 75-year-old Bay Area man is dead after a car crash in Mariposa involving an antique vehicle.
Officials say the victim was driving a Ford Model A similar to this one when he was hit.
His name hasn't been released.
The accident happened on Highway 140 near Cathey's Valley Parkway.
The California Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Celise Brandon and 62-year-old William Ashworth were both driving westbound as they approached the Model A, which was eastbound.
Investigators say Ashworth rear-ended Brandon when she slowed down to make a left turn.
Her vehicle then veered into the eastbound lane, colliding with the Model A.
Its driver was ejected and died.
Brandon suffered minor injuries and was taken to a Mariposa hospital.
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