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Wednesday, Nov 07 2012 10:01 AM

Truck drivers in I-5 crash identified


The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified two of three victims of a fatal multi-truck collision on Interstate-5 that occurred about 10:13 p.m. Monday.

All three were semi tractor trailer rig drivers whose trucks collided and burned.

The victims were Robert Puga, 45, of Lancaster; and Johnny Hannah, 55, of Oregon, according to the sheriff's office.

A third driver also was killed but the driver's identity was not released pending notification of loved ones.

The accident occurrred on the northbound side of I-5, 1.2 miles north of Stockdale Highway.

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