Solo-Vehicle Accident near Beal Fire Road Left Sheriff’s Department Official Killed

FRESNO, CA (August 30, 2022) – On Saturday morning, a solo-vehicle crash on Highway 168 claimed the life of Dr. Venu Gopal.

The incident happened while Dr. Gopal was traveling west on the highway before losing control of his Nissan sedan. The car careened down the mountainside.

According to investigators, they pinged Dr. Gopal’s phone and traced it near Beal Fire Road on 168. Emergency officials arrived at the scene after the incident and declared 69-year-old Dr. Venu Gopal dead at the scene.

The California Highway Patrol said that Dr. Gopal was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident.

At this time, Fresno Officials are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the Highway 168 solo-car crash.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Dr. Venu Gopal. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

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