Paulie Cortez Killed in Bakersfield Car Crash on 5 Freeway near Stockdale Road
Bakersfield, California (July 9, 2021) – 21-year-old Paulie Pryce Nunez Cortez has been identified by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office as the Tulare man who was killed in a fiery car crash on the 5 Freeway in Bakersfield last month.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly collision happened at about 6 a.m. on June 18, on Interstate 5 near Stockdale Highway.
Cortez was driving a car on the freeway when he drifted across the centerline for unknown reasons and struck a semi-truck.
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The car burst into flames after the collision.
Cortez was killed in the accident.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the accident.
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