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Coroner identifies driver who crashed into a pole in Inyokern

The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the driver who died after crashing into a pole on Highway 178 in Inyokern on Dec. 19.
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Posted at 1:01 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 16:01:23-05

INYOKERN. CALIF. — The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the driver who died after crashing into a pole on Highway 178 in Inyokern on Dec. 19.

26-year-old Luis Felipe Lopez-Hernandez was driving the 178, east of Highway 395, just before midnight. Officials are not sure why Hernandez crashed into the pole.

The cause and manner of death are pending.