71-year-old man killed in fiery crash near Selma

The Silverado caught fire, and witnesses at the scene helped pull two men trapped inside out of the vehicle.
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in Fresno County that killed a 71-year-old man and severely injured two others.

The crash happened after 8 pm on De Wolf and Floral Avenues, east of Selma.

CHP officials said the 71-year-old man was driving west on Floral Avenue when he turned his Chevy Suburban directly in front of an oncoming Chevy Silverado.

The two vehicles collided head-on, killing the driver of the Suburban.

The Silverado caught fire, and witnesses at the scene helped pull two men trapped inside out of the vehicle. Both men were taken to a Fresno hospital with severe injuries.

Investigators said it's unclear if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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