Sheriff's Deputy Hits, Kills 2 People Crossing Street

Two people were killed when a Kern County sheriff's deputy struck them with his patrol car, said the California Highway Patrol.

The crash happened 7:30 p.m. Friday at Norris Road and Diane Drive.

Sgt. Kenny Hagerman said Deputy Swearengin the deputy was driving westbound on Norris Road in route to a call when he hit two pedestrians pushing a mini motorcycle across the street.

Daniel Hiler, 24 and Chrystal Jolley, 30, died as a result of their injuries.

The CHP is investigating the crash.

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