A Kern County man died Wednesday in a head-on car crash near Kramer Junction.

Robert Walton, 54, of Boron was driving a 1985 Pontiac Fiero north on Highway 395, about one mile south of Highway 58, San Bernardino County coroner's officials said. The area is in the northwest corner of the county.

A driver in a 2009 Kia Rendo was driving south on the 395 and crossed over the double yellow lines to pass several vehicles.

The Kia hit the Fiero head on. Walton was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:02 p.m.


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