Coroner ID two killed in Thanksgiving car crash

Posted at 4:57 PM, Dec 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-11 19:57:15-05

On Friday, Kern County Coroner officials released the names of the two people killed in the crash that occurred on NB I-5 at Highway 46 on Thanksgiving Day. 

Officials identified the two victims as 20-year-old Reynaldo Velasquez and 51-year-old Marcina Fernandez-Flores.

Both were from the Lancaster area. 


Two people killed, others hurt in early morning crash on NB I-5 near Hwy 46

Both victims were inside their Ford FTD when they were hit in the rear by another vehicle. 

The car burst into flames after the impact.


This is video from 23ABC viewer Adelita Vazquez, who was one of the first people on scene following a deadly crash on Interstate 5 near Highway 46 where two people were killed.STORY:

Posted by 23ABC Bakersfield on Thursday, November 26, 2015


At the time, CHP officials said four other cars were involved in the crash. 

Two people in the other vehicles were taken to a local hospital and two others were not injured.