Edmonds residents among those killed in crash in Fresno County

Four people — including a 43-year-old Edmonds woman and her 9-year-old daughter — died after the Chrysler mini-van they were riding in hit a parked big rig on Interstate 5 in Fresno County, California, KOMO News reported.

The incident happened Wednesday morning and the victims’ identities were released Thursday.

According to the KOMO report, citing FOX26, the California Highway Patrol reported that three other people had major injuries.

The man driving the mini-van was identified as 52-year-old Maikolo Fekitoa of Edmonds. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center with major injuries, the KOMO report said. A 37-year-old man and a 12-year-old girl — both from Auburn, Washington — were also taken to the same medical center with major injuries.

The four victims who died in the crash were identified as 43-year-old Lute Fekitoa from Edmonds and her 9-year-old daughter, and 35-year-old Naomi Cook from Auburn and her 13-year-old son.


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