Efrain Hernandez and Alejo Jeronimo Moreno Involved in Fatal Fresno Accident on Highway 41
Fresno, California (January 25, 2022) – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office identified the two men who died in a Friday morning crash on Highway 41 in Fresno.
The men were 34-year-old Efrain Hernandez and 32-year-old Alejo Jeromino Moreno. Their cities of residence were not mentioned.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened when visibility on the highway was low due to foggy weather.
At around 8:30 a.m., a 17-year-old was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck northbound on Highway 41 with visibility about 150 feet. As the driver approached Floral Avenue, Hernandez was driving a Chevrolet van eastbound and drove directly into the path of the pickup truck.
The pickup truck broadsided the van.
Moreno was a passenger in the van and was ejected, sustaining critical injuries.
First responders pronounced Hernandez dead at the scene and transported Moreno to the hospital, where he later died of his injuries.
The 17-year-old driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.
An investigation is ongoing.
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