UPDATE: 15-year-old killed in deadly Lebec rollover crash


UPDATE (Sept. 24, 2018): The coroner’s office identified a teenager as the person killed in a rollover crash last week.

The coroner identified 15-year-old Ivan Villafan of Inglewood as the person killed in the crash on the northbound Interstate 5 in Lebec on Friday. 

The CHP says Villafan was not wearing a seat belt when his family’s GMC Yukon left the roadway and collided with a dirt embankment rolling over several times.

Four others were taken to Kern Medical.

CHP says alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash. 

The collision remains under investigation.

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At least one person was killed in a crash near Lebec on Interstate 5 Friday evening.

According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page a car rolled over just north of Fort Tejon Road in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 ejecting three people at around 6 p.m.

CHP reports the car collided with the center divider the rolled over across all lanes, landing on the right hand side.

CHP continues investigating.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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