Passenger killed in early morning crash on Cottonwood Road

Casa Loma Drive and Cottonwood Road as seen the day after a deadly crash in Bakersfield, Calif., on Jan. 19, 2019. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

The passenger of a vehicle was killed Sunday morning when the driver crashed into a power pole.

The Kern County coroner's office identified the passenger as 22-year-old Jonathan Romo.

Deputies said the crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on Cottonwood Road and East Casa Loma Drive.

The crash did cause a power outage for people in the area, however the power has since been restored.

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