The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday morning.
The accident on State Route 111 at Schartz Road was reported at about 10:18 a.m. According to the CHP , a 22-year old Calexico woman was driving westbound on Schartz Road approaching a stop sign. The driver pulled out in front of northbound tractor-trailer rig. The big rig driver , 47-year old Juan Morales of Yuma , attempted to stop but was unable to avoid a collision with the woman's car. The car's driver suffered blunt force trauma from the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation.