A man from Bakersfield was killed in a rollover on Highway 99 north of 44th Street near Airlimart.
The California Highway Patrol said that at around 4 am, officers were dispatched to the area after receiving a report of a coup on 99 Northbounders. Upon their arrival, officers found a man who had been evicted from a Lexus SUV and had suffered fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, management said it was not known what caused the vehicle to roll over. There did not appear to be other occupants in the car. The accident is still under investigation.