The California Highway Patrol and paramedics are at a fatal accident at Highway 41 and Serpa Canyon Road, north of Coarsegold.
The accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. It appears a vehicle went over the side of the road, according to the CHP dispatch log. Fire and emergency crews were called to the scene for a fatality and a serious injury.
The Madera County Sheriff’s Office warned motorists over social media to avoid traveling on Highway 41. The road is now open in both directions, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office said.
Update: The deceased person was identified Thursday by the Madera coroner as O’Neil Marie Ewell, 20, of Bass Lake.