On 3/1/2012 at approximately 5:33 AM, a 55 year old Hispanic male was the driver and solo occupant of a 1997 Red Dodge Dakota pick up travelling southbound on State Hwy 395 at Mile Marker 58 in Rural Kramer Junction.
The Dodge pick up was struck head on by a 1993 Blue Honda Civic.
Guadalupe Gutierrez Serrano, a 56 year old resident of Ridgecrest, was driving the pickup. He was pronounced dead at the scene by San Bernardino County Fire (Helendale) at 5:49 AM.
The driver, and solo occupant of the Honda was transported to an area hospital.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating this incident.