Two killed in Bakersfield crash identified

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Two men who died in a crash on Wheeler Ridge Road last week have been identified.

Richard Nunez Sioson, 28, of San Diego, was the driver of a car that collided head-on with another vehicle the night of Dec. 28 north of Valpredo Avenue, according to a coroner’s release. Both Sioson and the other vehicle’s driver Valdemar Ajpop, 34, of Frazier Park were pronounced dead at the scene.

Four others — including three children — were injured, according to California Highway Patrol.

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