Matilde Saavedra and Courtney Louisville, 15, been identified by authorities as the deceased in a \collision that occurred on August 16 in Bakersfield. Ms. Saavedra, a 56-year-old Antioch resident, was in a Honda SUV on the 5 Freeway along with three teenagers from Atlanta, Georgia including Ms. Louisville. Another female Antioch resident, age 62 was also in the vehicle. At some point after 3:00 p.m., a Ford F-150 pickup truck went out of control and struck the SUV, causing it to rollover. It’s possible the pick-up may also have collided with a semi-truck. Ms. Saavedra and Ms. Louisville died shortly after the tragic accident. Four others were injured, including the two other teenagers in the SUV, age 14 and 16, were seriously hurt. The 62-year-old woman in the car suffered less serious injuries. The driver of the pickup also suffered minor injuries. The deadly accident is being investigated.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the deceased during this very difficult time. Our thoughts also go out to the injured..
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