One person killed on Northbound 99 near Sandrini Rd

One killed, one injured in early morning crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A fatal crash slowed traffic on the northbound 99 about a mile south of Sandrini Road this morning.

The California Highway Patrol reports the crash happened about 4:15 a.m. Monday after a pickup crashed in the center divider. Officers report one person was killed on the scene and a second person was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

The man who died has been identified as 58-year-old Rafael L. Sandoval.

Officers shut down the fast lane to conduct their investigation.

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