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Coroner identifies victim of Wasco traffic fatality

Posted at 7:18 PM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 22:18:27-05

The Kern County coroner has identified the victim of a traffic fatality that happened on Poso Drive and Western Avenue in Wasco on Wednesday, November 21.

83-year-old Billy Ray Cole was the operator of a vehicle that was struck by another at the above location at approximately 12:05 p.m.

He died at the scene from his injuries and a postmortem examination will be performed to confirm the cause and manner of his death.