She died in crash with truck Tuesday night
The Kern County Coroner has identified the victim of Tuesday night's deadly crash on Highway 166 as a Maricopa woman.
Donna Abney, 57, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:31 p.m. crash about 4 miles east of Maricopa.
Abney was driving westbound on Highway 166 about a mile west of Basic School Road when, CHP officer say, her car swerved into the eastbound lanes of a tractor trailer carrying 40,000 lbs of vegetables and collided nearly head-on with the truck.
After the initial impact, the truck continued eastbound and collided with another car.
neither the truck driver or the driver of the second car were injured.
Highway 166 was blocked for about two hours until the wreckage could be cleared.