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Coroner identifies traffic fatality victim in Buttonwillow

Posted at 8:43 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 23:43:29-04

The Kern County Coroner has identified the victim of a traffic fatality in Buttonwillow early Monday, October 15.

According to police, Antonio Rocha-Valdez, 18, was the operator of a vehicle that overturned and crashed on SR-58, east of Corn Camp Road just before 7 a.m. 

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