SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK
Merced firefighters work to extricate Abel Medina Yepez from his car after he hydroplaned, lost control of his car and slammed into a tree on M Street in Merced, Calif. Tuesday night, Jan. 19, 2010. 
Yepez, the driver and only occupant of the car, suffered a broken thigh bone in the single-vehicle  crash, which happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. , according to Merced Police Lt. Matt Williams.
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK Merced firefighters work to extricate Abel Medina Yepez from his car after he hydroplaned, lost control of his car and slammed into a tree on M Street in Merced, Calif. Tuesday night, Jan. 19, 2010. Yepez, the driver and only occupant of the car, suffered a broken thigh bone in the single-vehicle crash, which happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. , according to Merced Police Lt. Matt Williams. Merced Sun-Star
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK Merced firefighters work to extricate Abel Medina Yepez from his car after he hydroplaned, lost control of his car and slammed into a tree on M Street in Merced, Calif. Tuesday night, Jan. 19, 2010. Yepez, the driver and only occupant of the car, suffered a broken thigh bone in the single-vehicle crash, which happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. , according to Merced Police Lt. Matt Williams. Merced Sun-Star

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