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Deadly crash causes Wilson and Wible intersection to close

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Officials identified the person killed in a crash yesterday as Edgar Eduardo Rojas, 24, of Bakersfield.

The closed at Wible Road and Wilson Avenue was closed for several hours as Bakersfield Police Department worked to investigate the scene. 

The crash was first reported at 5:55 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the driver of a black Honda, now identified as Rojas, collided with a black truck, carrying a trailer. That trailer hit a third car, according to police. 

Rojas died on scene, Bakersfield PD reported.

The passengers in the other vehicles involved sustained minor injuries.

Witnesses say Rojas was speeding in the area at the time of the crash.

 

 


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