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One killed in Rosamond dune buggy accident

Posted at 3:57 PM, Feb 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 20:44:50-05

One person has died after a fatal dune buggy accident in Rosamond Wednesday afternoon around 12:15 p.m.

A Special Construction dune buggy was driving eastbound on Astoria Avenue with two people inside.

The driver saw a gully, attempted to avoid the gully, and caused the vehicle to overturn and land on the roof.

The 44-year-old driver suffered major head trauma and died at the scene after the passenger pulled him out and attempted to help. The passenger sustained minor injuries.

The 49-year-old passenger was given medical treatment at the scene.