UPDATE: Man identified in deadly crash near Buttonwillow

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UPDATE (9/9): Coroner’s officials on Thursday identified the man as 32-year-old Nealson Carlos Hanner of Bakersfield.

UPDATE (9/8): Officers say a Toyota Tacoma was traveling about 65 mph in the slow lane when it was rear-ended by a Dodge Ram pickup. The pickup went off the road and flipped, throwing the driver. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (9/7) — At least one person was killed in a rollover crash Tuesday morning, according to California Highway Patrol.

According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page, the solo crash happened just before 7:20 a.m. on the I-5 just north of Seventh Standard Road. CHP has not released any additional details regarding how the crash happened or how many people were injured. Drivers should avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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