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Man who allegedly drove over woman sleeping in Jefferson Park appears in court

Twenty-one-year-old Hector Manuel Robles was arrested for his role in the death of a woman on July 12th, 2022 in Jefferson Park.
Kern County Superior Court, Bakersfield (FILE)
Posted at 8:57 PM, Nov 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-21 23:57:13-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The man charged with felony manslaughter while intoxicated was in court Monday. Twenty-one-year-old Hector Manuel Robles was arrested for his role in the death of a woman on July 12th, 2022 in Jefferson Park.

Robles was allegedly driving a white pickup truck with a female passenger when they drove through the park, running over a woman who was sleeping in the grass.

The 57-year-old woman was Ann Frances Gaitan, described as a transient, who died on the scene from her injuries.