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California Highway Patrol investigating deadly crash Monday morning on Alfred Harrell Hwy

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Posted at 7:18 AM, Mar 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-08 14:01:37-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — According to the CHP, just after one this morning, officers responded to a rollover on Alfred Harrell Highway just East of Hart Park.

The CHP says the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and went off the road, dropping about 12 feet onto a pedestrian walkway before landing on it's roof.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

CHP says alcohol does appear to be a factor in this incident.

This investigation is ongoing.