Delano

Coroner ID's man killed in Hwy. 99 crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The coroner's office Wednesday morning released the name of a man killed in a highway crash Tuesday.

Jaime Humberto Frias Magallanes, 34, of Shafter, was killed when his Toyota 4Runner left the roadway and struck a guardrail, sign and tree. The crash happened around 6 p.m. on Highway 99 near Woolhomes Avenue in Delano.

The California Highway Patrol said a passenger in the SUV, 23-year-old Kassandra Garza, suffered major injuries.

The CHP said it's unsure what caused Magallanes to veer off the highway.