UPDATE (April 17, 9:51p.m.): Bakersfield Police said around 7:36 p.m. officers were dispatched to a vehicle versus a tree near S. H St and Belle Terrace.
When officials arrived they found a white Dodge Ram pickup that collided with a tree in the center divider.
The adult driver was the only person in the truck.
The driver died at the scene.
It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.
The identity of the driver will be released at a later time by the Kern County Coroner's Office.
The investigation is ongoing, any one with information is asked to contact BPD at 327-7111.
The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a crash in south Bakersfield.
It happened on S. H St. near Belle Terrace just after 7:30 p.m.
It's unknown how many vehicles were involved. A 23ABC crew that was on the scene said it appeared to be one vehicle that crashed into a tree.
Roads in the area are blocked off in the area.
23ABC has reached out to Bakersfield Police for more details, but has not heard back.