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Tuesday, Jul 10 2012 05:11 PM

Five injured in crash Tuesday morning

By BREAKING NEWS BLOG

Five people were injured in a crash on Elk Hills Road near Skyline Road Tuesday morning, California Highway Patrol officers reported.

Johnny Shankle, 24, of Shafter, was driving a pickup southbound on Elk Hills Road while Marzey Alvillanes-Mejia, 29, of Taft, was driving a pickup northbound, officers said. Shankle's pickup drifted into the northbound lane and collided head-on with the other pickup.

Two people suffered major injuries and three others suffered moderate injuries, officers said. Alcohol and drugs don't appear to be a factor and the crash remains under investigation.

- The Californian

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