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    IDENTIFIED: Man, woman, dead after crash in Fresno County

    By Victoria Meza,


    FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. ( KSEE/KGPE ) – The man and the woman who were killed in a traffic collision in Fresno County have been identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office on Friday.

    The Coroner’s Office identified the woman as 30-year-old Lizbeth Sanchez and the man as 38-year-old Santiago Martinez Ceja, both of Los Banos as the two people who were dead as a result of the crash. Both victims were traveling in the same vehicle.

    2 dead after crash in Fresno County, CHP says

    On Thursday, officers with CHP say they responded to the area of North and De Wolf Avenues for a traffic collision at about 2:10 p.m.

    Upon investigation, CHP says a Chevy Silverado was traveling eastbound approaching the intersection. At the same time, a red Mitsubishi was traveling on De Wolf Avenue, also approaching the intersection.

    Officers say it is unknown if the driver of the Mitsubishi stopped at the posted stop sign or if they proceeded. The Mitsbushi got into the way of the pickup truck, and both vehicles ended up colliding.

    According to CHP, Sanchez and Ceja were pronounced at the scene.

    This is an ongoing investigation.

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