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Kern County Coroner's Office identifies man killed in Central Bakersfield crash Saturday

Posted at 8:41 AM, Jun 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 17:33:37-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner's Office identified 22-year-old Gavino Pelayo as the man killed in a crash in Central Bakersfield Saturday morning.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, officers responded to a collision just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning for a single-vehicle rollover.

Police said the Pelayo was traveling eastbound on 23rd Street, near C Street where the road curves at a high rate of speed when his vehicle hit the curb flipped over. He was ejected him from the vehicle.

Officials also said Paleyo was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene from his injuries.