Victim's car overturned near Frazier Mountain Park Road

A Taft man was fatally injured in a single vehicle accident on Interstate 5 near Frazier Park Wednesday evening.

The Kern County Coroner's Office said Wyatt Landreth, 22, died shortly after the car he was driving crashed on the Freeway at Frazier Mountain Park Road at 6:30 p.m.

The Coroner said Landreth was northbound on the freeway when his vehicle went off the roadway and overturned.

He was freed from the wreckage, but died from his injuries at a nearby Kern County Fire Station helicopter landing zone about an hour after the crash, the Coroner said.