UPDATE: Man killed in Shafter crash identified

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UPDATE (10:10 a.m.): The Kern County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed following a crash in Shafter Monday night as 61-year-old Bennie Foronda.

Foronda was pronounced dead at the scene.


SHAFTER, Calif. (KGET) – At least one person has died following a crash in Shafter Monday night.

Just before 11:30 p.m. a semi-truck crashed into a truck near 7th Standard and Zerker Roads.

Witnesses say the car rolled over. The driver of the car died.

The Shafter Police Department is investigating the crash.

It is unknown at this time whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

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