Fresno County, California (July 14, 2022) – Guillermina Carapia Lara, 71, of Fresno, has been identified as the woman who died following a collision with a fuel truck on Wednesday evening in Fresno County, according to the Fresno County Coroner’s Office.
The crash took place in the area of Marks and Manning avenues shortly before 6:43 p.m. on July 13.
According to CHP, Lara was driving on Marks Avenue when she stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Manning Avenue.
Lara then pulled out into the intersection and her vehicle was hit on the driver’s side by a fuel truck heading east on Manning Avenue.
According to the authorities, Lara died at the scene following the accident.
The driver of the big rig was uninjured in the crash.
Both drivers were reportedly wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.
The deadly crash is under investigation.
Fresno County, California (July 14, 2022) – A 71-year-old woman died following a crash involving a fuel truck in Fresno County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The wreck happened on Marks and Manning avenues just before 6:43 p.m. on July 13.
CHP said the 71-year-old woman was driving on Marks Avenue when she stopped for a stop sign at the intersection.
The woman then pulled out into the intersection, and her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by a fuel truck traveling east on Manning Avenue.
According to the report, the woman died at the site of the accident.
The operator of the big rig was not injured in the crash.
Authorities said both drivers were wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.