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Winton man killed in car crash

A Winton man was killed late Thursday when another driver failed to stop at an intersection and collided with his vehicle.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Jose Nieto-Ramirez, 55, was driving a gray 1998 Hyundai Accent on Cypress Avenue near Fairlane Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, when Javier Lara Jr., 21, of Atwater, failed to stop at the intersection. Lara's 2004 Infinity G35 collided with the left side of the Hyundai. Nieto-Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene. Both vehicles suffered major damage.

Lara had minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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