One killed in early morning crash in Southwest Bakersfield

Wible Road was closed for several hours Wednesday

BAKERSFIELD, Calif - Wible Road was closed early Wednesday morning after an accident that left one person dead.

It happened at about 2 a.m. near the intersection of Wible Road & Panama Lane, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Witnesses tell 23ABC a car struck two motorcycles on Wible Road. Robert David Rodeen, one of those riders, was taken to a local hospital with major injuries and died a short time later.

There have been no arrests made and officials don't believe drugs or alcohol were a factor.

The intersection was reopened at about 7:45 a.m.

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