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KCSO identifies driver in deadly crash in Highway 99 Sunday

The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver who died in a crash on Highway 99 Sunday as 38-year-old Louie Anthony Hernandez.
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Posted at 10:19 AM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 13:19:03-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver who died in a crash on Highway 99 Sunday as 38-year-old Louie Anthony Hernandez.

The crash happened just before 6 a.m. Sunday when the vehicle reportedly collided with a tree near the 99 by Lerdo Highway.

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.