Taft passenger dies after car hits tree

TAFT, Calif. - A passenger of a car is dead after the car reportedly struck a tree last week.

On March 25, at about 4:30 a.m., officials with the Taft Police Department went to the area near Highway 119 and East Kern Street in Taft regarding a car that had struck a tree.

Officials said the victim, 25-year-old Alejandro Lopez, was a passenger of the vehicle.  He was taken to Kern Medical Center where he died of his injuries.

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