His car veered into path of truck near Bakersfield
The victim of a head-on collision on Highway 119 Wednesday was identified as a Bakersfield man.
The Kern County Sheriff-Coroner identified him as Joshua Daniel Russell, 26.
Bakersfield Police said Russell was eastbound on Highway 119 near Mountain Ridge Drive when his car veered into the path of a westbound utility truck.
Russell died at the scene.
The driver of the truck was not injured.
Highay 119 was closed for several hours after the 3 p.m. accident.