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Two people killed in a head-on collision on Highway 58

Posted at 1:19 AM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 12:54:48-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: One of two people killed in the accident has been identified as 34-year-old Christopher Raoul Dismus. He was the driver of the vehicle that was struck by the wrong-way driver.

Two people are dead following a head-on collision on Highway 58.

According to the CHP it happened just before midnight when an SUV and a Nissan Altima collided in the westbound lanes near Edison Road. It has been confirmed that one of the cars was going the wrong way.

Both drivers were pronounced dead.