News Update!!: Needles, CA: Identity released publicly of victim in fatal crash along eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 133 who was 11 years old.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Identity released publicly of victim in fatal crash along eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 133 who was 11 years old.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division has released the victim’s identity in a fatal crash that occurred on eastbound Interstate 40 near mile marker 133 in Needles, California on Thanksgiving Day.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at approximately 6:50 p.m. PT on Thursday, November 28th, 2019, the California Highway Patrol was advised of a single vehicle rollover traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40 at mile marker 133 in Needles, California.

The California Highway Patrol and the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the scene and encountered an unconscious young male lying on the south asphalt shoulder.

According to the California Highway Patrol, due to driver’s unsafe speed for condition, which we’re cool and wet, the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing the vehicle to overturn at least one full rotation.

The male passenger was unrestrained and fully ejected from the vehicle.

The male passenger who was the ejected was pronounced deceased at the scene and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Corners Division’s Mark Johnson was notified.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division, the male passenger has been identified as 11 year old Kennedy Francisco from San Bernardino, California.

Another passenger in the vehicle suffered major injuries well two other passengers and the driver suffered minor injuries in the crash.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the cause of the traffic collision is still under investigation.

ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of the 11 year old victim in the fatal crash.

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**** Please Note: The press releases was released publicly by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division and the California Highway Patrol. ****

 

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