Taft Midway Driller - Taft, CA
  • CHP on scene of fatal accident on Highway 119

  • One person killed as vehicle overturned into field just west of Highway 43
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  • The California Highway Patrol and Kern County Fire Department are on the scene of a fatal accident on Highway 119 west of Highway 43.
    A vehicle apparently rolled over and came to rest in a field on the north side of the roadway.
    The CHP website said there is a single person dead at the scene.
    The crash was reported at 6:12 p.m.
    The victim was pronounced at 6:34 p.m. and the coroner was requested.
    It is on Highway 119 approximately 1.5 miles west of Highway 43.
    Traffic may be blocked or slowed for a time by emergency vehicles.
    Check taftmidwaydriller.com on Monday for updates as more information becomes available.
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