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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in crash on NB I-5 at Laval Rd.

Posted at 8:25 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 15:53:42-04

(UPDATE SEPT. 21) The Kern County Coroner's Office identified Robert Lee Cooks Jr., 27, of Los Angeles as the driver of a vehicle that lost control and crashed Interstate 5, at Laval Road, on Sept. 14.

A deadly crash on northbound Interstate 5, at Laval Road, has left the east offramp of Laval closed Monday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a solo vehicle rolled over just after 7 a.m. At least one person was killed in the crash.

CHP does not have an ETA on when the offramp will reopen.

This is a developing story.