A Bakersfield teenager is dead following a crash in Shafter.
The accident happened around 8:30 Friday night on Lerdo Highway, just west of Driver Road. Sheriff's Deputies say the driver, 18-year-old Jesus Bravo, lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree.
Deputies say Bravo died at the scene.
The Shafter Police Department says the accident happened in a construction zone, where traffic is supposed to slow down.