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Anthony Castillo, 29, and Melissa Miller, 36, dead after police chase of wrong-way driver ends in crash into F/A-18 fighter jet at NAS Lemoor in Kings County, California

Modified Date: 
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:39am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016

CHP CHASE ENDS IN FATAL CRASH INTO A F/A-18 AT NAS LEMOORE

Officials say the incident started around 4 a.m. on Thursday with a wrong way driver on Highway 198 -- heading towards NAS Lemoore. The California Highway Patrol chased the vehicle as it crashed through the south fence of the airfield and then crashed into an F/A-18 fighter jet on the south side of Naval Air Station Lemoore.

Two People Killed in Crash at NAS Lemoore

The passenger died at the scene, while the driver was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where the driver died. The identities of the two victims have not been released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

2 killed in California naval air station crash identified

Kings County Chief Deputy Coroner Shawn McRae says 29-year-old Anthony Castillo and 36-year-old Melissa Miller, both of San Jose, were killed in the crash at the Naval Air Station Lemoore late Wednesday.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Anthony Castillo
Melissa Miller
Roadway: 
Highway 198

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RIP Melissa. Sorry you had to leave us the way that you did. Love ya girl. Your friend, Tia

RIP Melissa.. Tell Shiloh I said Wats up...

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