Fiery Solo-Car Crash on Highway 41 Result to the Death of 23-year-old Marquise Smith
FRESNO, CA (August 24, 2021) – Marquise Smith, 23, of Fresno, died Saturday afternoon in a fiery car accident on Highway 41 in Fresno.
The fatal accident happened around 2:00 p.m. on Highway 41 near the O Street offramp.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the female driver crashed her vehicle into the center median before colliding with a tree and coming to rest.
Officers on the scene were able to extract the driver and a passenger before the car caught fire.
Medics transported both unconscious occupants of the vehicle to a nearby hospital, but the passenger died as a result of his injuries.
Authorities identified 23-year-old Marquise Smith as the deceased victim of the crash.
At this time, the authorities are still investigating the causes surrounding the incident.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marquise Smith. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
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