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Delivery truck driver dies in Highway 41 crash near Chukchansi casino

Emergency workers survey the scene after this delivery truck crashed off Highway 41 and down an embankment near Chukchansi casino Monday afternoon.
Emergency workers survey the scene after this delivery truck crashed off Highway 41 and down an embankment near Chukchansi casino Monday afternoon. msmith@sierrastar.com

A man driving a truck full of Rockstar energy drinks was killed Monday afternoon when his truck veered off of Highway 41 south of Road 416 near Chukchansi casino and crashed down an embankment on the highway’s west side.

The driver's name will not be released until his family are identified, California Highway Patrol officials said. The wreck was reported around 1 p.m.

The cause of the wreck was not immediately clear.

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