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Thursday, Apr 10 2014 09:02 PM

Man killed in Highway 178 crash identified


The 65-year-old man killed in a head-on collision Tuesday on Highway 178 has been identified as James Edmund Dardis Jr.

Dardis, of Caliente, was killed when his vehicle was struck about 1:30 p.m. by one driven by Theresa Ann Bell, 48, of Lake Isabella. Both were declared dead at Kern Medical Center, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

The accident occurred at Kissack Bay in Mountain Mesa, and closed the eastbound lane of Highway 178 for more than two hours. near Paradise Cove. Daily Deal!

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