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Red-light running driver dies in northeast Fresno crash

The driver of a red Nissan was killed in a northeast Fresno accident around 1:10 a.m. Saturday.
The driver of a red Nissan was killed in a northeast Fresno accident around 1:10 a.m. Saturday. Fresno Police Department

The driver of a red Nissan was killed in a northeast Fresno accident around 1:10 a.m. Saturday, Fresno police said.

The car was seen running red lights while driving northbound on Blackstone Avenue, near Gettysburg Avenue.

Officers arrived near Blackstone Avenue and Auto Center Drive soon afterward and found the vehicle had driven into a sign pole, broke into two pieces and scattered debris on the street, Fresno police said.

The driver – the vehicle’s only occupant – was ejected and killed, Fresno police said. It is unknown whether alcohol was involved.

No other information, including the driver’s identity, was immediately available.

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