Local man killed on 178


News Review Staff Writer

A Ridgecrest resident was killed in a single-vehicle accident last week in Trona.

According to a press release from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Isaac Abraham Pacheco, 34, was operating his vehicle when he reportedly lost control and overturned on State Route 178 near Pinnacles Road.

He was transported to Ridgecrest Regional Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The family of Pacheco is raising funds for his memorial service through



“He was a wonderful husband, brother, son and especially father,” wrote a family member. “Unfortunately since it was so unexpected, we are asking for donations to be able to lay him to rest. Thank you for the outpouring of love.”

Additional information about the possible cause of the accident was not available at press time.

Story First Published: 2020-01-24