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Man shot, killed by CHP after struggle ID'd

A man shot and killed in a struggle with a California Highway Patrol officer Thursday has been identified.

Enrique Perez, 21, of Fresno died in the shooting, the Fresno County Coroner's Office said Friday.

Perez allegedly stole a dump truck Thursday morning from Fresno Truck Center and drove it to a citrus grove at Clovis and Malaga avenues, southeast of Malaga.

He was shot during a struggle with the unidentified CHP officer in the grove. The 33-year-old officer sustained moderate injuries.

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