52-Year-Old Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident near Rosedale Highway

BAKERSFIELD, CA (July 17, 2023) – Early Friday morning, Vielka Eleanor Gerardo was killed in a pedestrian crash on Highway 99. Police responded to the scene around 1:18 a.m., near Rosedale Highway on July 14th. According to reports, the 64-year-old male driver of a Peterbilt truck was unable to see Gerardo and struck her on the road. Investigators say she was wearing dark-colored clothing in the No.3 lane. In addition, police say another semi-truck was in the next lane, preventing the driver from taking evasive action. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the pedestrian, 52-year-old Gerardo dead at the scene. Following preliminary duties, officers do not believe that alcohol or drugs were contributing factors.
The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Vielka Eleanor Gerardo. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.
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