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Coroner ID's victim of fatal crash west of Old River on Copus Road

Posted: 4:09 PM, Oct 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-05 23:16:23Z

The Kern County coroner has identified a man involved with a fatal crash early Friday, October 5. According to officials, 19-year-old Jorge Santiago Bautista was the passenger of a vehicle that collided with another on Copus Road, west of Old River.

A postmortem examination will be performed to confirm the cause and manner of death.