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California Highway Patrol investigating deadly crash on northbound Highway 99 near the I-5 split

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Posted at 10:48 PM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 01:48:49-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that happened on northbound Highway 99 near the I-5 split Monday evening around 6:15 p.m.

According to the CHP traffic website, at least one vehicle was involved and one person was pronounced dead.

Northbound traffic was diverted to northbound I-5 temporarily as crews investigated the crash and worked to clean up the area.

Limited information was available Monday night, but all lanes were reopened by 10 p.m.