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Pedestrian killed in Lamont, CHP looking for driver in early morning crash

California Highway Patrol said a man was walking in the road near the 184 when he was hit by a car.
SR 184 Hit and Run Accident
Posted at 5:08 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 20:09:39-05

LAMONT, Calif. (KERO — One man is dead following a deadly crash Tuesday morning near Di Giorgio Road in Lamont.

California Highway Patrol said a man was walking in the road near the 184 when he was hit by a car. That man died at the scene and his body was found around 6:40 a.m. but officers said the collision probably happened around 2:45 a.m.

It's not clear if CHP has a description of the car or driver involved and an investigation is still ongoing at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Bakersfield Area CHP office at 661-396-6600.