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Man killed after crashing car into canal in Fresno County identified

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Saturday, May 11, 2024 8:28PM

A man has died after officers say he crashed his car into a canal in Fresno County.

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who officers say died after crashing his car into a canal.

He’s been identified as 26-year-old Robert Monreal of Dos Palos.

The California Highway Patrol says the crash happened before 2:45 am Thursday on Russell Avenue near Althea Avenue, south of Dos Palos.

Witnesses told officers they saw the car go into the canal and didn’t see anyone get out.

A water rescue team arrived and pulled Monreal’s body from inside the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are still investigating what led up to the crash.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.