4 Men Killed in Fatal Northern Calif. Crash Identified

Nov 14, 2013 6:15 PM

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of the men killed in a crash Tuesday at a Northern California highway intersection that left four people dead and four injured.

The Sutter County Sheriff's Office has identified the dead as 54-year-old Alfonso Salazar, 42-year-old Reymundo Salazar, 40-year-old Genaro Salazar-Moctezuma and 40-year-old Melchor Inez-Zamacona, all of Yuba City.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 1997 Toyota Camry carrying the four men was approaching Highway 99 south of Yuba City around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when it entered the intersection and was broadsided by a Mercedes sedan heading south on the highway.

The driver — Alfonso Salazar — and all three passengers died at the scene.

The Mercedes driver, identified as 23-year-old Sonny Granados, suffered major injuries. Three passengers in the Mercedes had minor injuries.

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