UPDATE: KCSO identifies man killed in fiery I-5 crash

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UPDATE (7/8): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in the crash as 21-year-old Tulare resident Paulie Pryce Nunez Cortez.


(6/18): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Chilling dashcam video shows the impact of a deadly collision Friday between a car and semi truck along Interstate 5.

You can see the semi truck headed northbound on Interstate 5 near Stockdale Highway, then a vehicle crosses over the center median and hits the semi, bursting into flames.

The crash happened Friday at around 6 a.m. CHP says one person was killed in the crash.

It’s unclear why the vehicle drifted off the roadway.

The person who died in the collision has not been identified.

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