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.