Coroner's office releases name from wrong-way crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) The Kern County coroner's office released the name Tuesday afternoon of a man killed in a head-on crash Monday on Highway 58.

Albert Jerone Grays, 63, of California City, was killed around 5:30 p.m. when his Nissan Altima was struck by a tow truck just east of Bealville Road, between Bakersfield and Tehachapi.

Grays was driving westbound at a high-rate of speed in the eastbound lane, the California Highway Patrol said.

The driver of the tow truck suffered minor injuries, the CHP said.

The CHP said the crash is under investigation.