Coroner ID's man killed in Beale Ave. crash

Posted at 10:13 AM, Mar 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-29 13:17:44-04

Kern County Coroner's office have released the name of the man killed in Beale Ave. and Niles St. crash on Saturday. 


1 hurt in collision on Niles St. and Beale Ave.

BPD: Saturday Collision Turns Fatal, One Man Dead

The man was identified as 77-year-old Robert Minner of Bakersfield. 

Officials said Minner was  the passenger in a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle. He was transported to Kern Medical where he was pronounced deceased on Sunday.

A treating physician determined the cause of death to be Respiratory Failure, Neurogenic Shock, Spinal Cord Transection, and Motor Vehicle Accident.

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.