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One dead in crash west of Clovis


Last updated 6/16/2020 at 5:41pm

GRIER — One man died Tuesday morning in a truck-pickup collision on U.S. 60/84 near Grier, about 11 miles west of Clovis.

According to a news release from the Curry County Sheriff's Department:

"The investigation has determined that a 2020 Volvo semi-tractor and trailer, driven by Harjap Singh (40, of Hayward, California) was traveling east on US 60/84. In the area of milepost 275, a westbound 1991 Nissan pickup crossed left of center and collided with

Singh’s vehicle. The driver of the Nissan pickup died at the scene. His identity has not been confirmed and next-of-kin notification is pending. Singh was not injured."

The accident was reported at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday. The news release said the area of the highway was closed for about three hours while the crash was investigated and wreckage was cleared.

Identification of the man who died is pending with the Office of the Medical Investigator, the release stated.


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