Victim was not wearing seatbelt
A Maricopa man died in a single-vehicle accident at Copus Road and I-5 Thursday morning.
Heriberto Larios Castillo, 30, was found dead at 6:51 a.m., outside of his vehicle near the on-ramp from Copus Road to southbound I-5, the California Highway Patrol and Kern County Coroner reporter.
Castillo had apparently been traveling eastbound on Copus when his vehicle drifted onto the right should and overturned several times, landing on its wheels, the CHP said.
Castillo, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and died of his injuries, the CHP said.
The accident was discovered by a passing motorist.