2 killed, 1 injured in Fresno County crash near Caruthers, victims identified

Two people were killed in a crash in Fresno County, just southeast of Caruthers, on Monday morning.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Two people were killed and another person was injured in a solo-vehicle crash in Fresno County on Monday morning.

The victims, identified as 35-year-old Rachel Krumm and 26-year-old Joseph Camacho, were both killed in the crash that happened just before 3 a.m. on Highway 41 and Conejo, just southeast of Caruthers.

California Highway Patrol officers say a Nissan Sentra crashed into a signal light pole.



Officials say Krumm was not wearing a seatbelt.

The 25-year-old driver of the car was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

The crash caused the traffic lights at the intersection to go dark. CHP officers and Fresno County sheriff's deputies were at the scene conducting traffic control.

CalTrans has been notified and will respond to make a hard closure of the right lane of northbound 41 at Conejo.

All other lanes are open.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

This is a developing breaking news story. Stay with Action News for updates.
Copyright © 2020 KFSN-TV. All Rights Reserved.