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Victim of Highway 58 crash identified

Slide Public Safety

The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the occupant of a vehicle who died in a collision on Highway 58, east of Claymine Road, on Friday.

According to the Coroner's Office, Benly Nic Nanthavong, 27, of Stockton, was the occupant of a vehicle that collided with another at 2:40 a.m. He was determined dead at the scene.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

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