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BPD: Skateboarder killed in East Bakersfield collision

Posted at 8:43 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 01:58:17-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield Police received a call just before 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday for a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian near 4200 Auburn Street.

When they arrived, they determined an adult male pedestrian was riding a skateboard across the street and was struck by a vehicle heading eastbound. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Speed, drugs or alcohol do not appear to be factors in the collision. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the police.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.