Ismael Cortez-Cruz and Daniel Ruiz Killed in Car Accident on Highway 168
FRESNO COUNTY, Ca (September 21, 2019) – Two men died in a rollover car crash on Highway 168 Friday evening, the ABC News reported.
The Fresno County sheriff’s office identified the fatal victims as 20-year-old Ismael Cortez-Cruz and 21-year-old Daniel Ruiz, both of Fresno.
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Per local news source, the two men in the vehicle were traveling at a high rate of speed when the car veered off the road. The crash took place in the eastbound side of the highway between Shepherd and Academy avenues.
First responders found the two parties ejected from the car. Our sources indicated Cortez-Cruz and Ruiz both suffered major injuries and later died at Community Regional Medical Center.
Detectives believe speed contributed to the deadly accident. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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