BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A man was killed after colliding with a tree Wednesday night at 10 p.m.
The coroner’s office later identified the man who died as Marcus Allen Munoz, 29, of Bakersfield. Munoz was the driver of a vehicle that left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers of the Bakersfield police found a Jeep SUV in the median on the 2100 block of California Avenue and the driver — an adult male — was pronounced dead from his injuries.
Investigators said the vehicle was traveling eastbound on California Avenue when it veered off the road and crashed into a tree. The BPD cited speed as a possible factor although the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the BPD at 661-327-7111.