Two Pronounced Dead after 2-Car Accident near Avenue 196

PORTERVILLE, CA (July 19, 2023) – Saturday afternoon, a man and a woman were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Road 256. The incident occurred shortly before 4:00 p.m., near Avenue 196 just north of Porterville. Per reports, the driver of a Nissan Sentra was heading north on Road 256 and failed to stop at a posted stop sign. As a result, the Nissan struck the right side of an eastbound 1989 Ford F-250 that was hauling a stock trailer. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the 38-year-old female passenger from inside the Nissan dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics took the Nissan driver described as a 28-year-old man from San Pablo, to a hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Meanwhile, medical responders rushed the driver and a passenger from the Ford to a hospital for further treatment. Following preliminary duties, officers do not believe that drugs or alcohol were a factor. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.
The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and families of the deceased victims. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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