A Saturday head-on collision on Highway 119 claimed its third victim Sunday when a McKittrick man died at Kern Medical Center.
The coroner's office said 31-year-old Brian Maloy died at 3:13 a.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Maloy was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu east on Highway 119 when he veered left into the path of a westbound 1994 GMC Sierra pickup about 11:55 a.m.
Also killed in the accident at the intersection of Highway 119 and Dustin Acres Road in Taft were Chad Everett, 32, of Taft, and Carlos Sanchez, 28, of Bakersfield.
The CHP is investigating.