2 dead in wrong-way crash on I-5

Emergency crews are on scene after a fatal crash early Thursday, July 5, 2018, on Interstate 5 northwest of Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Friday identified the people killed in this crash as 41-year-old Ryann Oneal Mullen, of Wasco, and 20-year-old Marc David Austin Guerreva, of Torrance.

A California Highway Patrol news release shows Mullen was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes.

The original story, published Thursday, is below.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Both drivers were killed early Thursday in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 5.

The California Highway Patrol said neither driver had passengers.

The crash took place around 1 a.m. on the interstate near Lerdo Highway.

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