Fatal crash on 7th Standard Road

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The roadway at Magnolia Avenue and 7th Standard Road was completely blocked Wednesday morning following a head-on fatal crash, according to California Highway Patrol.

The crash happened around 6:20 a.m. A white SUV was eastbound on 7th Standard Road, east of Magnolia Avenue when it drifted into the westbound lane and slammed into a big rig.

A man sleeping in the backseat of the SUV was killed, according to officers. Three other passengers were transported to the hospital with moderate to major injuries.

The truck driver was not injured.

Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor, according to CHP.


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