Mound House man killed in Alpine rollover |

Mound House man killed in Alpine rollover

Staff Reports

A Mound House resident was killed near Woodfords on Monday afternoon after his pickup rolled.

The 61-year-old was traveling east on Airport Road in a 1995 Ford pickup about a mile from the intersection with Highway 89.

The incident was reported 3:30 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver let the pickup leave the paved portion of the road onto the right shoulder.

The pickup went down a steep dirt embankment and overturned onto its roof, which killed the driver.

On Wednesday morning a semi hauling metal pipe overturned on Highway 88 near Snowshoe Springs in Alpine County.

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No one was reported injured, but the road was blocked.