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Fresno, CA – Fresno County officials identify 21-year-old killed in car wreck

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FRESNO, California (January 3, 2021)The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed in a traffic collision Saturday.

At the time of the crash, Jesus Meza-Leyva, 21, from Caruthers, was possibly living in Clovis. According to CHP, the crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. around Highway 168 and Auberry Road, east of the interstate.

Officers reported that Meza-Leyva was driving westbound on Highway 168 in a Toyota MR2 when the collision occurred. Meza-Leyva lost control of the vehicle after navigating a crest in the road, according to authorities. After spinning out, the MR2 entered the eastbound lane, crashing into a pickup truck traveling that way. The CHP officers reported that Meza-Leyva died at the scene. A pickup truck driver reported no injuries following the collision, according to officials.

Neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to have played a role in the crash, and the crash is currently being investigated.

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Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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