59-Year-Old Woman Fatally Injured in Car Collision near Kelso Creek Road

WELDON, CA (February 16, 2022) – An auto accident on Highway 178 claimed the life of Linette Wood Saturday morning.

According to the report, the fatal incident happened around 11:42 a.m., just west of Kelso Creek Road.

At this time, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. However, reports indicate that one person succumbed to their injuries following the crash.

Upon arrival, the Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased victim as 59-year-old Wood, from Onyx.

Weldon Officials are still currently working to identify the circumstances surrounding the deadly car crash. Further details currently remain undisclosed. However, more information will be published as it becomes available to the public.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Linette Wood.


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