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One dead after collision in East Bakersfield

Posted at 10:47 PM, Jul 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-30 13:04:45-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — One person is dead after a vehicle versus pedestrian collision in East Bakersfield. The crash took place near the intersection of Niles and Virginia streets just before 9 p.m. Thursday night.

The California Highway Patrol says the man was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk and was hit by the vehicle. He died at the scene.

The driver is cooperating with the investigation. Drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in the collision.