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54-Year-Old Man Killed in Freeway Crash Near Baker



A California Highway Patrol (CHP) unit is parked along the 15 Freeway (VVNG File Photo) (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

BAKER, Calif. ( A 54-year-old man was killed in a traffic collision along southbound I-15 near the town of Baker, CA.

On Friday, December 30th at 6:25 a.m. officers from the California Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle traffic collision involving a 2016 Toyota Camry north of Zzyzx Road.

For unknown reasons the vehicle drifted to the right off of the roadway, colliding into a guardrail. The vehicle continued several more feet and collided into a concrete culvert, stated Public Information Center Adam Carmichall.

The male driver was pronounced deceased upon emergency personnel arrival.

Alcohol or drugs are not believed to be a contributing factor in this collision.

This collision is currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol, Barstow Area.