Passenger dead in Terra Bella accident

The Fresno BeeFebruary 17, 2014 

One person is dead after being thrown from a small Toyota pickup that rolled off the side of the road Monday near Terra Bella, Tulare County fFire officials reported.

The Tulare County Fire Department responded to the call at 4:48 p.m. near Avenue 92 and Road 256. Upon arrival, the male passenger of the pickup was found thrown from the car and declared dead on the scene.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was questioned by the California Highway Patrol, Tulare County fire officials said.

There were no other known cars involved in the accident. The cause is under investigation by the CHP.

No other details were immediately available.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6679 or bvaccari@fresnobee.com.

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