Traffic Accident on Bernard Street Left One Fatality

BAKERSFIELD, CA (June 22, 2022) – A motorcycle crash on River Boulevard claimed the life of Garry Donn Poindexter, Friday afternoon.

The accident at River Boulevard and Bernard Street occurred around 4:00 p.m., according to initial reports.

Furthermore, police said Poindexter’s motorcycle collided with a car for unknown reasons.

Eventually, medical responders arrived at the scene and transported Poindexter to a hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Later on, the Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased motorcyclist as 41-year-old Garry Donn Poindexter.

At this time, Bakersfield Officials are working to identify the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Poindexter’s family started a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.

No further details regarding the motorcycle crash are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Garry Donn Poindexter.

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