Car operator in Tehachapi big rig crash identified

Posted at 9:53 PM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-25 00:53:56-04

The operator of the car that struck a big rig truck and died last week has been identified as 22-year-old Abigail Lupe Morales Contreras.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. on October 19 on State Route 58 east of Willow Springs Road in Tehachapi.

Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene.