A 27-year-old Bakersfield man who died when his truck left the Westside Parkway on-ramp and hit an unoccupied crane has been identified.

Coroner's officials say Kyle Layton Franey was the motorist who slammed into the crane. The wreck was found at 11:19 p.m.

Franey's death is under investigation and it isn't known whether speed, alcohol or drugs were factors. 

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