Man Killed after Speeding Driver Efren Gonzalez Crashes into Car in Turlock
TURLOCK, CA (August 1, 2019) – A man was injured following a fatal rear-end crash Thursday morning in a rural Stanislaus County.
The crash happened just before 6:00 a.m. near the intersection of Linwood and North Vincent roads.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 1987 Toyota MR2 was slowing down to turn onto Linwood when it was rear-ended by a 2014 Lexus sedan.
The driver of the Toyota, only identified as a 62-year-old Winton man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has been withheld pending notification of his family members.
The Lexus driver, 20-year-old Efren Ceballos Gonzalez of Delhi, was hospitalized with moderate injuries. He was reportedly going about 70-100 mph in a 55 mph zone.
Further investigation of this crash is underway.
During this mournful time, we would like to send our well-wishes and sincere sympathies to the grieving family and friends of the victim.
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