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One person was killed in an off-road crash near Lake Isabella

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Sep 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-05 13:45:04-04

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (KERO) — One person was killed on Sunday when they lost control of their off-road vehicle near Lake Isabella. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on a dirt trail south of Black Gulch Road, and west of Keyesville Road

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2012 Polaris was traveling down a dirt road when the driver allowed the vehicle to travel off the trail and down a 50-foot embankment. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor in this crash. The crash remains under investigation.