Woman killed in rollover crash in north Bakersfield identified

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This story has been updated as of Nov. 8.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The identity of the driver killed in a rollover crash Sunday night on Golden State Highway has been identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

The driver was identified as Shonti Jessica Pimentel, 45, of Bakersfield. She died at the scene.

Pimentel was driving southbound on Golden State Highway in a red Cadillac when her vehicle crossed both lanes and left the roadway, according to CHP. The vehicle overturned down an embankment, during the crash Pimentel was ejected from the vehicle.

After Pimentel was ejected from the vehicle, it landed on top of her, according to the department.

During the investigation it appeared the Pimentel was not wearing her seatbelt and alcohol or drugs are suspect to be a factor in the crash as well.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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