Keith Johnson, 26 years old, of Tulare, was driving a 1996 Chevy Tahoe east on Hwy 198. The Sport Utility Vehicle was traveling at about 55 miles per hour. The Chevrolet veery off the roadway on the right side and hit a rocky outcropping. The SUV then overturned, east of Horse Creek.
Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. He reportedly was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.