Tuesday night, November 3 a Porterville man was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 65 in Kern County. He was driving a Chrysler van north on Highway 65 near Merced Avenue around 11 pm Tuesday when he crossed into the southbound lanes and was hit by a semi truck and trailer. The accident caused the semi to overturn, but the driver, Valcyro Yamashita, was uninjured. The Porterville man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. /

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