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Victim of fatal crash near Browning Road and Elmo Highway identified

Posted at 9:24 PM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-24 20:58:45-05

UPDATE (1/24, 5:55 p.m.) The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of this fatal crash as 34-year-old Ines Basurto. 


UPDATE (1/22, 10:25 p.m.) According to CHP the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and rolled off the side of the road.

The driver, a Hispanic 34-year-old man was the only person inside of the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.


The California Highway Patrol is at the scene of a crash that left at least one person dead near Browning Road and Elmo Highway.

23ABC is sending a crew to the location. We'll update this story as more information comes into the newsroom.