UPDATE: Coroner identifies driver killed in weekend Mojave crash as 45-year-old Modesto woman

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UPDATE (10/19): The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified a driver who died Saturday in a crash in Mojave.

The coroner identified the driver Michelle Jorlei Brotherton, 45, of Modesto. She lost control of her vehicle, causing it to roll over. She was pronounced dead at the scene.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — At least one person died Saturday morning following a rollover crash along Highway 58 in Mojave.

The collision was reported just after 6:30 a.m. on Highway 58 near Exit 172, according to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page. One person was reported ejected from the vehicle.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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