3 dead in crash near Stratford in Kings County

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Three people are dead after an accident at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and 19th Avenue outside Stratford in Kings County. (Amanda Venegas)

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Three people are dead after an accident at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and 19th Avenue outside Stratford in Kings County.

The California Highway Patrol said a vehicle was heading south on 19th Avenue and was broadsided by a vehicle going east on Laurel Avenue around 5:50 a.m. on Thursday. The southbound car was pushed into two power poles. All three people inside were killed. The driver in the eastbound vehicle was uninjured. The intersection has a 2-way stop on 19th Avenue. The CHP said the southbound vehicle ran that stop sign.

PG&E said power was knocked out for 493 customers. Most of the customer's power was restored by 7:30 am. Another eight customers didn't have power until 11:05 am.



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