A Mariposa man died after his vehicle went into the Merced River last week.
Barry Price, 72, was pronounced dead at John C. Fremont Hospital in Mariposa following the accident.
According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13, Price was driving a 1992 Ford F-250 east on Highway 140 about 2-1/2 miles east of Briceburg in the Merced River Canyon.
The CHP said Price was driving “in excess” of 40 miles-per-hour and had just finished passing another vehicle. The C...
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