Victim of fatal crash near Lerdo Highway identified

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SHAFTER, Calif. (KGET) — Officials identified the victim of a fatal crash on Highway 99 near Lerdo Highway Friday night as Jeffrey Brian Cooper of Ridgecrest.

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Officials said Cooper, 35, was driving a Nissan pickup truck when he crashed into a semi on the shoulder of the road.

He died at the scene from injuries.

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