A Tehachapi man was killed after his car collided with another vehicle just after 5 a.m. Tuesday.

The accident happened when Skjonning Kevin Verigan, 38, was driving 2012 Chevrolet Malibu westbound on Highway 202 and Eric Jankowski, 28, was driving a 2015 Ram 1500 eastbound on Highway 202 and the two cars collided at Reeves Street, according to a news release by the Kern County Sheriff's Office issued Wednesday morning.

Verigian died at the scene from his injuries. Jankowski was not hurt. Both men were wearing seatbelts.

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