Kenneth Atkins has been identified by authorities as one of two deceased individuals in an accident that occurred on September 16 in Caruthers. Mr. Atkins a, a 40-year-old Madera resident, was driving a Hyundai on East Elkhorn Avenue prior to 6:13 a.m. when he collided head on with a Nissan pickup truck. The truck allegedly was trying to pass a GMC Yukon that was able to evade the collision. Unfortunately, the pickup then struck Mr. Atkins’ Hyundai which was behind the SUV. The truck reportedly caught on fire and, despite the arrival of first-responders, but individuals died at the scene.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the deceased during this very difficult time.

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