Accident occurred on Philippine Street early Sunday. Driver arrested for DUI, manslaughter
A Taft man was killed early Sunday when he fell from a moving vehicle in Taft Heights.
The driver has been arrested in connection with the death.
The victim was identified by the Kern County Coroner as Jacob Foust, 24.
Taft Police and the Coroner said Foust fell from the vehicle in the 800 block of Philippine about 1:49 a.m. and died at the scene from head injuries.
Daryl Jones, 31, was the driver, Taft Police said in a news release.
Jones was charged him with felony driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter.