Erica Contreras has been identified as the victim in a fatal car accident Sunday in Arvin.

Contreras, 23, was the driver of a car that lost control and crashed on Comanche Drive just north of State Route 223, the Kern County coroner's office said in a news release. She died at 4:14 a.m., the coroner said.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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