Pedro Gonzalez Killed in Truck Crash on Manning and Cornelia Avenues
Fresno County, California – Authorities are investigating an incident where they say a vehicle collided with a big rig carrying animal carcasses at Manning and Cornelia Avenues in Fresno County.
Pedro Gonzalez, 34, was among three people who died in the crash that happened at around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, July 14.
CHP said a PT Cruiser crashed into the big rig and got trapped beneath. The PT Cruiser was traveling on Manning Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection and collided with the big rig.
The car was carrying three passengers and the driver, identified as Frank Sifuentes, 31.
Sifuentes and two of his passengers, identified as Pedro Gonzalez, and Carlos Gonzalez, 34, were killed in the crash.
A fourth person in the car was found responsive and was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
The operator of the big rig was taken to the Community Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor to moderate injuries.
The roadway was littered with the animal carcasses from the big rig.
Authorities are investigating the crash.
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