Two-Vehicle Crash near Walnut Grove Road Left One DeadSAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA (July 6, 2023) – A person was killed in a fiery collision involving a big rig on Interstate 5 early Friday morning. The deadly crash happened around 4:06 a.m. on I-5 between Walnut Grove Road and West Peltier Road. According to California Highway Patrol, a Kia driver collided with a semi-truck, causing the Kia to catch fire. The first responders declared the Kia driver dead at the scene. However, their identity has not been disclosed to the public, ending notification from the next of kin. No other injuries were reported from the incident. At this time, the cause of the crash remains unclear investigation. Anyone who witnessed the fiery collision is asked to contact the San Joaquin County Officials as soon as possible.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
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