Bicyclist Dead Following Traffic Collision in Alley

BAKERSFIELD, CA (August 12, 2022) – Monday morning, a male bicyclist lost his life in a hit-and-run collision in an alley near Pearl Street.

The incident occurred on August 1st, at around 7:55 a.m., at the 1200 block of Pearl Street.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a bicyclist was riding his bicycle westbound in the alley when a vehicle struck him. The vehicle then fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the area and arrived shortly after. They found the bicyclist, who was in his 40s, in the alley, and pronounced him dead at the scene.

At this time, Bakersfield Police have not yet released a description of the vehicle or driver involved. However, they asked witnesses to contact them at their offices as soon as possible.

An active investigation is ongoing and more details will be released as soon as they are made available to the public.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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