Driver hits, kills woman at Hughes Lane and Pacheco Road

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A woman was struck and killed on Pacheco Road Friday morning.

Police were called out to the 2400 block of Pacheco Road at 8 a.m. regarding a person in the roadway.

Officers said Merry Cazares, 57, was crossing Pacheco Road northbound, when she was struck by a silver 1995 Honda Civic, traveling eastbound on Pacheco Road.

The woman died in the roadway.

At this point in the investigation, officers are unsure if drugs or alcohol played a role in this collision.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact Bakersfield Police at (661) 327-7111.




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