October 19, 2016- The victim in a tractor-trailer collision on Wednesday, in Kern County, has been identified. The Tehachapi big rig accident, that happened on Highway 58, killed one.
Abigail Lupe Morales Contreras, 22, of San Mateo, was driving on westbound Highway 58, east of Tehachapi Willow Springs Road.
The car and a Swift Co. semi truck crashed into each other.
Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the incident is unknown. More investigation is needed.
Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.