A San Simeon man was killed early Monday in a two-car crash south of Lemoore, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The crash occurred at 3:43 a.m. at 18th and Kansas avenues. The man — a 26-year-old driving a Chevy Malibu — drove through a stop sign at Kansas Avenue, where he was broadsided by a Honda Civic driven by Jose Luis S. Martinez, 33, of Madera, the CHP said.
The Malibu driver was taken to an area hospital, where he died of his injuries. Armando Valencia, 29, of San Simeon, a passenger in the Malibu, sustained minor injuries.
Martinez, the Honda driver, sustained moderate injures. His passengers, Saul Santos, 34, of Madera, and Renee Cruz, 30, of Madera, sustained major injuries.