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Man killed on highway north of Madera identified

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webmaster | 08/23/12

A man that died early Tuesday after he got out of his overturned vehicle and was hit by another vehicle on State Route 99 north of Madera has been identified as 33-year-old Johnny Lee of Stockton.

The California Highway Patrol said Nancy Balcita, 57, of Fresno, pulled onto the right shoulder of southbound State Route 99 after hitting an unknown object in the roadway just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.

CHP officers driving by stopped to assist Balcita. The officers searched the area and discovered an overturned vehicle on the west side of the Avenue 20 1/2 onramp.

Lee’s body was found on the State Route 99 center median just south of Avenue 20 1/2...


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