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BPD: Pedestrian killed in crash on California Ave., L St.

Posted at 6:31 AM, Aug 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-19 12:08:31-04

UPDATE (9:07 AM): BPD said at shortly after 5:15 a.m. officers received a report of a woman pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle at the intersection fo California Avenue and L Street.

BPD said the woman was declared dead at the scene.

An initial investigation found that the woman crossed California Avenue when the light was red and was hit by a vehicle that had a green light, said BPD.

Speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash, said BPD.

The crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information should call BPD at 661-327-7111.

The Bakersfield Police Department said a pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle Friday morning and parts of eastbound California Avenue and southbound N Street are closed.

Police have blocked off a part of the road at eastbound California Avenue and southbound L Street to investigate the crash.

If you drive through this area on your morning commute, you may want to go a different way.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.