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Kern County, CA (December 8, 2019) – Two men were killed in a head-on crash in Kern County on Saturday, December 7th. The crash took place around 2:04 a.m. on Highway 14.
According to California Highway Patrol reports, a 2015 Toyota Tacoma and a Chevrolet Tahoe collided head-on with one another. The Tahoe was owned by the Kern County Sheriff’s Department and was driven by Sgt. James Anton. When officers arrived at the scene, they located and identified the driver of the Tacoma as 33-year-old Fernando Ramirez. Ramirez died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the crash.
Ramirez’s passenger, 33-year-old Michael John Ferialdi, was also pronounced dead at the scene. Anton, the driver of the Tahoe, was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash is under investigation. At this time, it is not clear why the two vehicles collided. No further details have been released.
Our condolences are offered to the families of the deceased victims. Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a complete recovery.
California leads the nation in fatal accidents, with about 48 people per 100,000 losing their lives in traffic crashes in our state. Fatal accidents have many causes, however, most of them occur as a result of some type of negligent driving. Some common examples of negligent driving include driving while impaired, speeding, reckless driving, and distracted driving.
At The May Firm, our California car accident lawyers are here when you need us. Regardless of the type of accident you have suffered, we know how to help. We have assisted innocent crash victims and their families, helping them obtain the compensation they need to move forward with their lives.
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