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At least one person dead after vehicle falls off a cliff on Highway 1 near Gorda

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Posted at 11:55 AM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 14:55:10-04

At least one person is dead after a vehicle fell at least 100 ft down a cliff Sunday morning on Highway 1 in Monterey County, CHP officers say.

According to the CHP Traffic Incident Information page, a red truck fell 100-125 ft down a cliff south of Gorda shortly before 10 a.m. First responders arrived on scene at about 10:30 a.m.

CHP officers say recovery efforts to get the truck out of the cliff may take "several hours."

An official is on scene investigating the crash, CHP says.

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