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Coroner identifies pedestrian struck by vehicle on Friday in Northeast Bakersfield

Posted: 9:23 PM, Oct 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-02 04:24:44Z

The Kern County Coroner has identified the pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on Friday, September 28. 

Officials said that 72-year-old Maria Garcia was struck by a vehicle at River Boulevard south of Noble Avenue at 11:56 a.m. She was transported to Kern Medical where she later died from her injuries.

A postmortem examination will be scheduled.