Men Killed in Solo Rollover Crash near Shepherd Avenue Identified
FRESNO COUNTY, CA (September 20, 2019) – Authorities identified 21-year-old Daniel Ruiz and 20-year-old Ismael Cortez as the victims killed in a crash on Highway 168, Friday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 6:35 PM. A vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it veered off the road. The driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll over multiple times.
Emergency responders rushed both Daniel and Ismael to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries. Unfortunately, they both succumbed to their injuries.
Both families have set up GoFundMe accounts for Ismael’s funeral and Daniel’s funeral. Click on the links to support the campaigns.
Investigators ruled out alcohol and drugs as factors in the fatal crash. In addition, the CHP says that the victims were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the incident. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Daniel Ruiz and Ismael Cortez. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this trying time. May they both rest in peace.
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