14-Year-Old Boy Dies in Bicycle Accident near Conway Avenue

TEHACHAPI, CA (November 8, 2022) – Monday afternoon, a bicycle crash on Tucker Road claimed the life of Kaeden Marsalis Duncan Averrios-Smith.

The incident happened near the 500 block of Tucker Road around 4:00 p.m., on October 24th. 

According to reports, the boy was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk when he went directly into the path of a pickup-truck exiting the parking lot. The driver of the pickup-truck did not notice the boy and struck him.

Responding medics arrived and rushed the boy to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police identified the victim as 14-year-old Kaeden Marsalis Duncan Averrios-Smith. 

Following preliminary duties, police officials did not consider alcohol or illegal substances as a factor in the accident.

Furthermore, the loved ones of Kaeden made a GoFundMe page to help with the costs during this difficult time. 

Tehachapi Authorities ask anyone who has information about the fatal accident to call Senior Police Officer Packebush at (661) 822-2222.

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 Kaeden Marsalis Duncan Averrios-Smith.

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