39-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Pedestrian Crash near South Real Road

BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 7, 2022) – Friday evening, Derek Lee Ramirez Morgan was killed in a hit-and-run pedestrian collision on White Lane.

The incident occurred around 9:45 p.m., at the 3800 block of White Lane near South Real Road.

According to reports, the driver of a gray Subaru WRX sedan struck a pedestrian in the area. Upon impact, the Subaru driver did not render aid to the victim and fled the scene.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced 39-year-old Morgan, of Taft dead at the scene.

Following preliminary duties, Bakersfield police believe the suspect vehicle has front-end damage. Those with further information are encouraged to contact BPD at 661-327-7111.

The loved ones of Morgan set up a GoFundMe page to help with costs during this time. Once available, further details will be provided.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Derek Lee Ramirez Morgan. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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