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Bicyclist Michael Yunk hit and killed by garbage truck

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Posted at 10:13 AM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 13:13:07-04

On July 5th Michael Yunk was hit and killed by a garbage service truck in the 200 block of Jefferson Street. 

The bicyclist was transported from the scene to Kern Medical where he was later pronounced dead. 

Bakersfield Police Department is reporting the cause of death is "crush trauma of lower extremeties and additional blunt force trauma".