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Motorcycle driver involved in a head-on collision identified

Posted at 1:05 PM, Dec 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-08 16:05:06-05

The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who lost his life on Wednesday after a head-on collision on his motorcycle.

37-year-old Patrick Michael Persel collided with a commercial vehicle near SR- 58 and Old Tracy Road, Buttonwillow and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident took place around 5:58 a.m.