Woman killed in accident

A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of Inyokern resident Kelly Ann Monteton, 50, on Feb. 6.

Monteton’s memorial service is set for Friday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene.

According to a press release from Kern County Sheriff-Coroner Donny Youngblood, “Monteton was traveling eastbound on Inyokern Road when, for an unknown reason, her vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole. The decedent died at the scene as a result of her injuries.”

The vehicle she was driving was a red 2006 Dodge Ram pickup, and she was wearing a seatbelt.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Story First Published: 2013-02-13