One man dies in solo-vehicle crash in East Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A crash turned deadly in east Bakersfield early Sunday afternoon.

According to BPD, the accident happened around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of East Truxtun and Beale Avenues.

Police say the vehicle left the roadway and came to rest right below the overpass.

The driver of the vehicle, an adult male, was the only person in the car. The coroner has identified the man has Jose Antonio Almaraz Hurtado, 32, of Bakersfield.

It is not known if alcohol or drugs were involved.

Officers say speed does appear to be a factor in the crash.

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