NEWBERRY SPRINGS -
A 13-year-old Bakersfield boy died in a car crash in Newberry Springs on Sunday, police said.
On March 10, at about 4:00 p.m., the California Highway Patrol went to Interstate 15, near Alvord Mountain Road, regarding a multi vehicle traffic collision.
Officers said they found that a Toyota Camry had been southbound on Interstate 15 in stop and go traffic and had come to a complete stop.
A Dodge Ram pickup truck was also southbound on Interstate 15, and police said the driver failed to see that traffic had stopped and then rear-ended the Toyota.
The Toyota propelled forward colliding with another vehicle before coming to rest into the open desert, according to officials.
At about 4:45 p.m., paramedics from Desert Ambulance pronounced Jared Fair, a 13 year-old resident of Bakersfield, a passenger in the Toyota, dead.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.
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