cornelio corrasco obitCalifornia Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran (SATF) reported the passing of Cornelio Carrasco, a Plumber II, on Feb. 8.

According to his family, Mr. Carrasco was on his way to work when he was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Visalia at 7 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 8. He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital a short time later.

According to news reports, Mr. Carrasco’s vehicle was hit head-on when another vehicle swerved into oncoming traffic.

He began his career with CDCR on Jan. 16, 2001, as a Plumber II at SATF.

Mr. Carrasco was a military veteran and recipient of the purple heart for his service in Vietnam, according to news reports.