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Sunday, Dec 22 2013 02:37 PM

Bakersfield man dies in Highway 178 crash

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

A 29-year-old Bakersfield man died early Saturday after his pickup truck collided with a traffic signal at Highway 178 and Canteria Drive.

Stephen D. Ehret was identified later that day by the Kern County Coroner's Office.

According to Bakersfield Police, Ehret was driving a Chevrolet S-10 pickup west on Highway 178 at 1:40 a.m. when he struck the signal at Canteria Drive.

He died about two hours later at Kern Medical Center.

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