A Fresno couple killed Friday night in a crash near Woodward Park were identified by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office on Saturday.
Alfred Valles, 50, and Selina Valles, 46, were the victims of the crash around 9:30 p.m. a few blocks north of the intersection of Champlain Drive and Friant Road in north Fresno.
The coroner’s office reported that Alfred Valles was a heart doctor. He worked at The Heart Group Cardiovascular Associates.
A projectile from the vehicle ignited a small grass fire near Friant and Rice Road, where the crash occurred. The Fresno Fire Department extinguished the fire.
Fresno police at the scene said the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Friant Road was closed in the area during the investigation.