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Fatal 2-Vehicle Accident at Newcomb Street and Teapot Dome, in Porterville

May 19, 2017- A fatal 2-automobile collision took place in Porterville, on Friday.  The Tulare County car accident happened in the area of Teapot Dome and Newcomb Street, at about 9:30 PM.

The Porterville police reported that the crash occurred at the intersection of Newcomb and Teapot Dome.  One vehicle was driven by Michael Burkey, 43, and the other by Tristan Sepeda, 18, of Lindsay.


Burkey was pronounced dead at the scene of the traffic collision.

Sepeda was not hurt.

This collision requires much more investigation. Please let us help. Attorney John Rozier is your lawyer for all vehicle accidents and wrongful deaths. Reach him at 559-713-0159, or contact on the web.