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Victim identified after fatal Buttonwillow crash

Posted at 11:16 AM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 14:20:08-04

A victim has been identified after a fatal crash in Buttonwillow.

Antonio Rocha-Valdez, 18, was driving on State Route 58 just east of Corn Camp Road in Buttonwillow on October 15 around 7 a.m. when his vehicle overturned and crashed. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A postmortem examination will be performed to confirm the cause and manner of death. Rocha-Valdez's next of kin has been identified.