UPDATED: Man dies in I-15 solo rollover
Name released (Sept. 4): Jonathan David Kaufer
BAKER • A 58-year-old driver was killed late Wednesday night after being ejected from his vehicle during a solo rollover crash on Interstate 15 near Afton Canyon Road.
The crash, approximately 40 miles east of Barstow, was reported at 11:55 p.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the man was driving a 2001 Honda CRV and traveling southbound when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered off the I-15 roadway to the left into a dirt center median.
The vehicle then reentered the roadway before veering again into the median where it rolled, according to a CHP news release.
During the rollover, the man was ejected from the Honda, authorities said.
The man, from Los Angeles, was pronounced dead on scene, according to CHP and the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner’s office.
His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
CHP was investigating.