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Coroner identifies victim struck by vehicle in California City

Posted at 3:59 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 19:01:35-05

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner has identified the victim of a traffic accident with a pedestrian in California City on Thursday, December 13.

According to police, 52-year-old Lydia Torres was a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on California City Boulevard, west of Wonder Avenue at approximately 5:50 p.m. She died at the scene.

A postmortem examination has been scheduled to confirm the cause and manner of her death.