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Bakersfield Police releases name of man who died in a traffic accident

Posted at 1:39 PM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 19:31:25-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department has released the name of a victim from a traffic-related death on Gosford Road on Friday, June 7.

88-year-old, Robert Dean Hiebert, was riding on an electric tricycle that collided with a vehicle at 1:03 p.m. north of White Lane in Bakersfield. Hiebert was taken to Kern Medical where he died at 2:06 p.m.

A postmortem examination will be conducted to confirm cause and manner of death.