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Fallen inmate firefighter son of local Chicano activist

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS 8) - The identity of an inmate firefighter who was killed during a head-on crash in Los Angeles county this week has been released.

25-year old Fernando Julio Sanchez died Tuesday after an 83-year old driver swerved into the path of a LA county fire rig on a two-lane highway near Gorman.

The driver of the other car was also killed.

Sanchez was serving time for a drug conviction.

His father, Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez was one of several founders of Chicano park.

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