California Highway Patrol investigate fatal Christmas crash that killed woman in Lost Hills

Happened around 5:30 p.m. Christmas day

LOST HILLS, Calif. - California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal accident in Lost Hills that left one woman dead on Christmas Day. 

Officials with CHP said the accident happened around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 46 and Holloway Road, Wednesday.

The victim was Sheila Gates, 50, from Watsonville, California.

According to the Kern County Coroner's office, Gates was the passenger of a car that was struck by another. She died as a result of her injuries. 

Officials have not released any information on the condition of the drivers involed. 

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