A man who died in a head-on crash has been identified as Abraham Navarro, 25, of Porterville, the Tulare County Coroner’s Office said Monday.
About 6 a.m. Thursday, Navarro was driving a 2010 Honda south on Richgrove Drive, about 1-1/2 miles south of Avenue 56, south of Ducor.
For unknown reasons, he crossed the double solid yellow lines and in front of a 1999 Ford being driven by a 22-year-old Delano man. The driver of the Ford swerved to the right but the front of the Honda hit the front of the Ford.
The Honda overturned and came to rest on its side, while the Ford came to rest on the west shoulder of Richgrove Drive.
A 40-year-old passenger in the Ford was taken to Sierra View hospital with major injuries, the CHP said.
Alcohol or drugs are not considered factors, and the collision is under investigation, the CHP said.