Motorcycle Passenger Dies In Crash
Police Say Alcohol May Have Played Role In Crash
Last Updated: 2072 days ago
A motorcycle rider lost control with a passenger riding on the back on Stockdale Highway Wednesday night.According to the Bakersfield Police Department an adult female passenger died at the scene, while a man was taken to Kern Medical Center in critical condition.Police said 30-year-old Sean Culp and his passenger, 35-year-old Lorena Kraemer, were headed east on Stockdale Highway near Old River Road when he lost control going around a curve and hit the median.They were wearing helmets but both likely hit a tree, according to officials.Police said alcohol is the suspected in the crash.Culp is still in critical condition at Kern Medical Center. Kraemer was pronounced dead at the scene.