The Fresno County coroner identified a man killed during a crash Saturday northeast of Sanger.
Jose Ortiz, 22, of Reedley, died while riding in the passenger seat of another Reedley man’s truck. Authorities arrested the driver, Agustin Zeferino, 35, for allegedly driving under the influence.
The California Highway Patrol said the accident happened about 1:20 p.m. Zeferino was driving south on North Piedra Road in a Dodge pickup when he veered off the road and struck an oak tree on the passenger side of the vehicle.
Ortiz died at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the accident, the CHP reported.
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Zeferino was booked into Fresno County Jail on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.