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Coroner identifies pedestrian struck by vehicle on Edison Highway

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 18:20:57-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner has identified the victim of a pedestrian fatality on Edison Highway.

According to officials, 48-year-old Myrna Cynthia Acosta was struck by a vehicle just east of Quantico Avenue. She died from her injuries.

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