BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — One man has died following a crash Friday afternoon along Highway 65 east of Delano, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported at about 12:07 p.m. on Highway 65, just south of Highway 155, according to CHP.
An investigation showed a 75-year-old man from Terra Bella, Calif. was driving a Kia Forte southbound on Highway 65 near Highway 155, according to the highway patrol. For an unknown reason, the man veered to the right and drove off the road. The Kia then hit a power pole.
The cause of the crash was not immediately known. According to CHP, alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor.