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Man killed in Poso Creek crash suffered blunt head injuries

Posted at 9:20 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 12:20:43-05

The Kern County Coroner's Office says the man killed in Poso Creek died of blunt head injuries. 

The coroner's office released the cause of death for 21-year-old Michael Ray Eller on Wednesday morning. 

Eller was in a car that left Round Mountain Road east of Granite Road, just north of Bakersfield, when it ended up in Poso Creek on Feb. 9.

A woman was also in the car at the time, but she was rescued. 

The coroner's office has ruled the incident an accident.