Emily Dianne Hendricks Death – Cause of Death – Emily Dianne Hendricks, 22, of Bakersfield, died in a deadly accident on Highway 178 just west of the split to Golden State Avenue on Wednesday. The California Highway Patrol officials identified Emily as the victim of the crash on Friday, 10th of December 2021. According to Kern County Sheriff’s officials, the victim Emily was driving on Wedneday, 8th of December 2021, when she crashed into another vehicle around 2:45 p.m.
California Highway Patrol officials said Emily was thrown from her car and succumbed to her injuries on the scene. The police said she was operating at a high rate of speed without a seatbelt approaching the other car and eventually struck it from behind. The collision forced the other car to the left and caused it to crash into the median before it came to a rest. Emily then lost control, switched lanes several times, struck the center median wall and was then ejected.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said drugs or alcohol do not seem to be a factor in this crash.