Lakeview MCA Peter Karanja Mburu died after his car veered off the road and crushed into a tree near View Point 10kms from Gilgil town on Sunday morning.
The MCA who was close friend of DP William Ruto and Senator Susan Kihika was alone and heading to Nakuru from Naivasha.
Mr. Karanja Mburu, who was the MCA for Lakeview Ward in Naivasha, is reported to have lost control of his vehicle and veered off the road, ramming into a tree.
According to Nakuru County Assembly Deputy Speaker Samuel Tanui, the deceased was found dead at the accident scene at around 5am with his car having overturned.
Hours after the accident, Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui, county Speaker Joel Maina Kairu and a host of MCAs visited the scene as they mourned the death of youthful MCA.
Confirming the accident, Gilgil OCPD Emmanuel Opuru said that the tree crushed on the deceased vehicle covering it and making it impossible for other motorists to see it.
"There was an accident early in the morning in which Lakeview MCA in Naivasha lost control of his vehicle which rolled and hit a tree and in the process he passed on," he said.
The first time and vocal MCA was a member of the disaster committee which is currently involved in distributing food relief to families affected by Covid-19 pandemic.