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October 7 Highway 178 firetruck accident in Bakersfield kills two

On October 7 Melissa Hope Aguinaga and Arthur Alvarez Aguinaga both died in a wrongful death accident on Highway 178 in Bakersfield. According to reports they were traveling east on Highway 178 near Rancheria Road when they veered into the westbound lane. Their vehicle went right  into the path of a firetruck. The firetruck was on its way back to the station after reporting to an earlier accident. No one in the firetruck suffered any injuries. It is unknown why the Aguinaga’s vehicle crossed the middle line. An investigation is still being conducted.