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Motorcyclist found dead on road Southwest of Bakersfield

Posted at 7:47 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 00:42:10-05

KERN COUNTY, Calif. — One motorcyclist has died after being found just off a road in Southwest Bakersfield near the intersection of Old River and Millux Roads, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The victim is a Hispanic man in his 30s. He was wearing a helmet, which was severely damaged according to CHP. Investigators are not sure if he was struck by a vehicle or what lead to his injuries. CHP says he was dead when they arrived at the scene.

The incident was first reported around 6:40 pm, the investigation is ongoing.