Highway patrol officers investigating cause of a deadly crash near Coalinga

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Three people were killed after a car going north on Highway 41, drifted into the southbound lanes -- crashing head-on into another vehicle.

The identity of the people who were killed has not yet been released.

The driver of the car that drifted is identified as 21-year-old Tyler Veeneman from Avenal was taken to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries.

It is not known if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash.
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