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Bicyclist killed in crash with vehicle identified

Posted at 6:52 PM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 11:59:18-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — On January 4 , 2022, at 12:28 PM, the Bakersfield Police Department responded to California Avenue and S Street regarding a collision between a vehicle and a bicyclist.

The bicyclist, an adult male, died from his injuries while at the scene. The involved motorist is cooperating with the investigation. Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor to the collision.

Kern County Coroner’s Office later identified Arnulfo Lopez Rodriguez, 64, of Bakersfield, as the bicyclist killed in the collision. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.