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FRESNO: Two Men Died and Another Injured After Large Pickup Truck Overturned on Highway 168 Between Auberry and Shaver Lake

“Two Killed and One Injured in Rollover Crash”

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (May 2, 2017) – 20-year-old Austin Wagenleitner, 19-year-old Aaron Beasley, and 24-year-old Jason Kirby were involved in a rollover collision Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)

A Cal Fire Truck spotted a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche on the side of the mountain at approximately 11:00 a.m. Wagenleitner and Beasley were the front seat of the Chevrolet Avalanche prior to being ejected. Both were found dead at the scene. Kirby, the passenger in the rear seat, sustained major injuries and had to be extricated from the vehicle. Kirby was airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment.

It is unknown how long the truck was stuck on the side of the mountain. Officials reported the three men left Clovis on Monday morning at approximately 9:30 a.m.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Visalia, Fresno, Bakersfield and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.

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