BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The daughter-in-law of Danny Delfino has identified him as the man that was driving the pickup truck and was killed in last night's crash on 7th Standard and Tracy Avenue, resulting in the death of four people total.
Delfino was 65 years old and was from Buttonwillow.
Delfino's daughter-in-law added that “he was a loving son, father and grandfather and that he loved hunting, life and going to the casinos.”
The head on collision happened last night around 9 p.m. According to California Highway Patrol, Delfino was heading westbound, but for some reason went into the eastbound lanes and crashed into the Toyota Avalon.
All of the passengers in the Toyota Avalon died.
Delfino had a female passenger in his truck who did survive, according to his daughter-in-law that woman is a friend of Delfino's. The woman suffered 30% burns on her body and was transported to Fresno Burn Center, according to police.
California Highway Patrol also said there was a dog in Delfino's truck who survived, but was in bad shape as of last night.