Car Accident on Highway 166 Results in One Fatality

KERN COUNTY (July 2, 2021) – Police identified Francisco Luis Romero as the deceased victim in a deadly car crash on Highway 166.

According to the police, the incident happened around 2:34 p.m., on June 26. Dispatchers arrived on Highway 166, just a mile west of Goldberg Street.

Per reports, Romero lost control of his vehicle and overturned, crashing into a nearby orchard. Medical personnel arrived at the wreckage and pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

Shortly after, the coroner’s office identified the deceased patient as 24-year-old Francisco Luis Romero.

At this time, police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the solo-vehicle crash.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Francisco Luis Romero.


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