Child narrowly missed in Porterville fatal crash

Thursday, March 22, 2012

A man is dead after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree in the Porterville area.

The accident happened Wednesday night just before 9 p.m. Authorities say the man was driving a green Chevy Trailblazer at a high speed on Avenue 168 near Road 168 when he smashed into a tree and hit an iron fence.

Authorities say a 6-year-old child was playing only feet away from the accident, but was not hurt.

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