Soledad Paniagua, 50, and Juan Lopez, 32, have been identified by authorities as the deceased in a collision that occurred on August 27 in Bakersfield. Mr. Lopez was driving a Toyota Corolla on Bear Mountain Boulevard, which allegedly veered into the opposing lane near Cuda Drive. The Toyota collided with a PT Cruiser. Soledad Paniagua was a passenger in that vehicle. Both victims died at the scene. Three others were airlifted for treatment. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the tragic incident.

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

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