BAKERSFIELD - The Kern High School District unveiled a new memorial for one of their own who was killed in an accident.
A bronzed plaque was dedicated to the district's former Chief of Police, Steve Alvidrez,
In 2011, Alvidrez and his wife were hit by a car as they rode their motorcycle on Highway 99.
Steve Alvirdez was killed, but his wife survived.
Since the accident, his family started the Chief Steve Alvidrez Foundation, dedicated to providing scholarships for students who want to go into law enforcement.
The ceremony was at 10 a.m. Members of the Alvidrez family unveiled the plaque and Steve's son spoke at the event.
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