Multiple local news agencies reported that the authorities responded to the scene of an accident that happened near Bakersfield to find a woman had been killed as a result.
The crash, reports show, happened when a tire flew off another vehicle traveling on the southbound lanes of the Highway 99. A tire of a trailer being hauled by a pickup truck fell off and hit the windshield of an oncoming vehicle. The driver was unfortunately killed as a result of the impact.
The passengers of the woman’s vehicle suffered minor injuries as a result of the accident.
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