Benjamin Leslie Peugh was transported by air ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center after the crash, but succumbed to what were described by CHP as major injuries.
Just after 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 24, Steven Avellana, 41, of Oakhurst was eastbound on Road 222 at approximately 45 mph, approaching the intersection with Road 220, according to CHP.
Mariposa County deputies arrested one adult and three juveniles in connection with two residential and one commercial burglary, along with the theft of an Off Highway Vehicle (OHV).
David Welfield, 38, was eastbound about 1/2 mile east of Road 221 (Bass Fork Mini Mart) at about 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 21, when his Isuzu Rodeo drifted off the right shoulder and rolled about 30 feet down the embankment, crashing through dense live oak and manzanita, coming to rest on the driver's side.
On the afternoon of Mar. 4, a victim reported her home had been broken into via a second story balcony. Among the items taken was a 65 inch smart TV, a Wi-Fi Blu-ray, lap top computer, miscellaneous cables and wires, surround sound system and speakers.
The CHP continues their investigation into the crash in which a 70-year-old Los Banos man crossed over the center line in a Toyota Tundra pickup and collided head-on with a Toyota Corolla carrying three people from Mariposa.
On the afternoon of Mar. 11, sheriff's deputies responded to a possible stabbing at a campground in the Merced River area. Upon arrival deputies contacted Bryan Absher of Modesto, Calif. Absher presented with a stab-like wound to his upper shoulder blade area.
At about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 15, several people reported that a vehicle had gone off the roadway on Road 632 just west of Sugar Pine Drive.
Just after noon on Saturday, Mar. 14, Antonio Lopez, 70, of Los Banos, was northbound in a 2006 Toyota Tundra, just south of Avenue 12, traveling at about 65 mph, according to CHP.
FRESNO - The woman responsible for the death of Yosemite High School graduate Matthew Harkenrider in a deadly DUI crash on Aug. 14, 2014, was sentenced this morning to 13 years in prison, reports KSEE24 in Fresno.
Roberta Lynn Soto, 45, of Kingsburg, originally pleaded not guilty to the charges on Aug. 22, as a judge, officers and attorneys gathered in her hospital room to arraign her on charges of vehicular manslaughter.