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Fatal crash leads to the discovery of unidentified victim


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    EL DORADO COUNTY, California (KOVR) — One person is dead after a crash on Highway 50 near Placerville, said the El Dorado County Fire Protection District.

The accident happened late Wednesday night, just before midnight, on eastbound Highway 50 across from Mountain View Mobile Manor on Newtown Road in Placerville.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a car on fire and worked to put out the blaze.

During the extinguishment, they found a body inside the car. The identity, age, and gender of the victim are unknown.

CHP Placerville is conducting an investigation into the single-vehicle crash, while El Dorado County Sheriff’s Coroner is working to identify the victim.

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