Man killed in head-on crash with big rig in Tulare County

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a Porterville man was killed after he collided head on with a big rig on Highway 65 south of Terra Bella.

The CHP said a 23-year-old man from Porterville was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee north on Highway 65 near Avenue 12 when he drifted to the wrong side of the road and hit a big rig traveling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the big rig suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment. The driver of the Jeep was killed in the crash.

CHP said they are still investigating the incident, but alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
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