UPDATE (8:57 a.m.): According to KCSO, deputies received a call around 7:15 a.m. of a man down in the area of Highway 184 and Morning Drive.
Deputies found a man with "obvious traumatic injuries". The case is now being investigated as a homicide.
KCSO officials say they're unsure if the man died at the location or at another area.
Roads in the area will be closed for at least a couple of hours, according to KCSO.
KCSO is investigating a homicide at Edison Highway and Morning Drive in East Bakersfield.
KCSO has closed the intersection to the public.
Homicide investigation at Edison Hwy and Morning Drive.
Public: Highway closed at intersection
Media stage east of morning on Edison Hwy
— Kern County Sheriff's Office (@KernCoSheriff) February 14, 2019
This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.