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California Highway Patrol identify victims of deadly crash off East Belle Terrace

Posted at 1:23 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 14:16:09-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A car crash in Southeast Bakersfield early Tuesday morning has turned fatal. According to California Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 12:03 a.m. on Tuesday on East Belle Terrace, just east of Union Avenue.

The vehicle, driven by 22-year-old Christina Salcedo, was traveling on East Belle Terrace when she failed to maintain the lane and veered off the roadway into a dry canal.

CHP said Salcedo and her passenger, 24-year-old Valentina Melinda Roque, were pronounced dead at the scene. They were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor at this time.