A Bakersfield man accused of leaving the scene of a deadly crash is being held on $1 million bail after entering a plea of not guilty.
David Alvarez, 28, is charged in connection a crash that killed Morgan Lafaye Barber, 56.
Authorities say the crash occurred at about 8:41 p.m. Saturday when a vehicle traveling south on Alfred Harrell Highway collided with a pickup allegedly driven by Alvarez which had been heading west on Highway 178. Barber was driving the other vehicle and died at the scene.
He returns to court June 10.