Accident on Highway 166 Kills a Taft Man

An Accident in Highway 166


The Keen County Coroner informed that a Taft man was killed in a single-vehicle accident that took place on Saturday. The man got killed in an accident on Highway 166 east of Basic School Road.

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24 Year Old Man Loses his Life

Francisco Luis Romero 24-year-old man who lost his life in a tragic accident that took place on Thursday. The coroner said during a news release that Luis Romero was the driver of the car that suddenly overturned at around 2:30 p.m. As the car suddenly overturned, Luis couldn’t control the car, which led him to a deadly accident. As per the news sources, Luis died on the spot. A post-mortem will be conducted on his body to determine the actual cause of death. A passenger in the car with Luis has suffered some major injuries and was immediately taken to Kern Medical for further treatment.

Taft Highway Reopens

The California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident which led to the death of Luis Romero. Meanwhile, Taft Highway has reopened following the deadly car crash on Thursday morning. State Route 119 is named Taft Highway, a state highway located in the US State Of California. The highway runs east-west, starting from State Route 33 in Taft to State Route 99 in Bakersfield. Moreover, according to the incident page of the California Highway Patrol, it was informed that two vehicles harshly collided in the area of Taft Highway and Sunridge Avenue just after 4 a.m. on Thursday.

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