Sheriff’s office identifies 8-year-old boy killed in Fresno County crash

Local News

Photos courtesy of the Reedley Exponent

FRESNO COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE) – A 8-year-old child was killed in a Reedley crash Friday.

It happened when a 21-year-old unlicensed driver allegedly blew a stop sign near South and Alta Avenue. California Highway Patrol says he struck a car driving through the intersection, killing a child, 8, on impact.

The child is identified as Eliseo Saldana, 8, of Reedley.

Two others in the car had minor injuries.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help with memorial arrangements for Eliseo.

The driver at fault was not injured, and alcohol and/or drugs are not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

Daniel Lemus, 21, of Reedley was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and driving unlicensed.

For local, national, and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don’t Miss

Join the Pro Football Challenge
Sunday Morning Matters
MedWatch Today
Hispanic Heritage
Bulldog Insider: The Podcast
The Valley's Armenia
Pros Who Know

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact Investigative Reporter Erik Rosales and let him be

On Your Side.