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CALIENTE — A man died on Oct. 18 after a traffic collision.

Andrew Lester Helms, 69, of Caliente, was operating an off-road vehicle when he lost control and crashed into the hillside at Canton Way, south of Caliente Creek Road.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:45 p.m.

Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office investigated the incident. A postmortem examination will be conducted to determine the manner and cause of death, however, no further information is available.

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