OAKLEY -- A man killed in a crash Friday afternoon at one of the town's main intersections has been identified by the Contra Costa Coroner's office as Joseph Pratt of Oakley.

Pratt, 25, died after a collision involving three vehicles at Empire Avenue and Laurel Road, Contra Costa Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said. At least one of the three vehicles was overturned and on fire when rescuers arrived at the scene about 3 p.m.

According to Oakley police, the cause of the crash is currently under investigation, and details were not immediately available. The conditions of other individuals involved in the crash were not immediately known.

Contact Erin Ivie at 925-847-2122. Follow her at Twitter.com/erin_ivie.



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