1 dead, 1 severely injured after crash on Buena Vista Road and Taft Hwy

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A rollover crash has left one person dead and another seriously injured Monday morning on Buena Vista Road and Taft Highway.

Around 7:44 a.m. the California Highway Patrol was dispatched to the intersection of Buena Vista Road and Taft Highway for a vehicle that crashed into an orchard, according to the CHP incident page.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Another was taken to a hospital with major injuries.

CHP says a driver pulling onto Taft Highway from Buena Vista Road failed to yield to oncoming traffic, and was hit on the driver’s side by another vehicle. The force of the collision pushed both vehicles into a nearby orchard.

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