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One pedestrian dead following hit-and-run collision in East Bakersfield

Posted at 8:19 PM, Dec 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-19 23:43:29-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.  — A hit-and-run collision killed one pedestrian in East Bakersfield Saturday night.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the pedestrian was struck near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and Texas Street.

It is unclear how the collision occurred. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

The vehicle fled, according to BPD and a description is not available yet.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.