32-year-old man died after possible DUI crash

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(KGET/KGPE) –  A 32-year-old man has died after a possible DUI crash. The CHP said on Friday, April 5 around 4:20 p.m. a Toyota pickup truck overturned in a field on Herring Road, east of Wheeler Ridge Road in the area of Arvin. 

The CHP said a pickup truck, driven by 31-year-old Gregorio Lopez Cruz of Arvin, was traveling at an unknown speed when the truck veered off the roadway and overturned at least before landing on its roof. 

The single passenger, later identified as 32-year-old Raul Lopez Perez of Arvin, The CHP said he was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. He died at the scene. 

The CHP said Cruz also was not wearing a seat belt and was transported to Kern Medical with major injuries. 

Alcohol does appear to be a factor in the crash, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

If you have any information, call the CHP Bakersfield Area Office at 396-6600.

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