December 1, 2014- A Tulare County woman was fatally wounded in a car accident on Monday. The vehicle collision happened west of Porterville, on Highway 190, at about 10:15 AM.
Virginia Perez, of Porterville, was a passenger in a 1996 Chevrolet, driven by a 44 year old female. The Chevy was stopped on westbound Highway 190, and about to make a left-hand turn into a private driveway, when the vehicle was rear-ended by a 1999 Ford. The Ford, which was driven by a 22 year old Strathmore man, was traveling at about 58 miles per hour when the cars collided.
The crash took place east of Road 193.
Virginia Perez suffered serious injuries and was taken to Sierra View Medical Center, in Porterville, where she later died.
No information on whether the other two victims in the collision were injured.