UPDATE: Man killed in southwest Bakersfield collision identified

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UPDATE (3/29): The Kern County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a collision in southwest Bakersfield on March 17 as Los Angeles resident Antwon Jervon Washington.

Washington, 29, was the driver of a vehicle that lost control and hit a tree in the area of Panama Lane and Stine Road on March 17, according to BPD.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (3/17) — A man was killed in a collision in southwest Bakersfield early this morning.

The Bakersfield Police Department said at around 2:30 a.m., officers were sent to the area of Panama Lane and Stine Road after receiving reports of an injury collision. The department said a man had suffered major injuries from the collision and died at the scene.

The driver and passenger in the other vehicle involved suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to BPD.

The department said speed contributed to the collision, which is still under investigation.

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