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Crash on Union Avenue involving a car and pedestrian turns fatal

Posted at 1:40 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 17:35:43-05

(UPDATE 2:34 p.m.)  The pedestrian that was hit, was an adult female. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and worked with the police during the investigation.

Neither alcohol, drugs or speed were a factor of the crash.


The Bakersfield Police Department is on the scene of a major injury crash involving a car and pedestrian between Union Avenue and Truxtun Frontage Avenue.

Union is currently closed between Truxtun and Eureka.