61-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Santa Lucia Street

BAKERSFIELD, CA (May 12, 2022) – Sunday night, 61-year-old Kelly Jo Hanning was killed in a pedestrian collision on Highway 202.

According to police, the incident happened around 9:20 p.m., near Santa Lucia Street. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

At this time, the events leading up to the incident remain unclear. However, reports indicate that medics pronounced 61-year-old Kelly Jo Hanning dead at the scene.

At this time, the Kern County Coroner’s Office is still working to release further information. Bakersfield Officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deadly pedestrian collision on Highway 202.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Kelly Jo Hanning, who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


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