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27-Year-Old Dies in Fatal Crash in Fresno County

FRESNO, CA (July 30, 2021) – Wednesday morning on July 14, 27-year-old Gaige Whittle died in a fatal collision in Fresno County.

Around 9:39 a.m., the driver of a Nissan Sentra failed to stop at a stop sign on De Wolf Avenue. As a result, the driver of a northbound Honda Accord collided with the Nissan.

Both vehicles slid into a nearby almond orchard as a result of the incident.

Whittle was not wearing a seatbelt, according to officials. He sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Meanwhile, the crash is still under investigation.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Gaige Whittle. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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