Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Accident on Kentucky Street

BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 25, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, a woman was killed in a pedestrian collision on Kentucky Street.

Officers responded to the scene around 5:56 a.m., at the 1400 block on Kentucky Street.

According to the police, the driver of a vehicle struck and injured a female pedestrian in the area. Although, circumstances leading up to the collision remain unclear.

Medics stated the female pedestrian suffered major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the involved driver remained uninjured and stayed at the scene to cooperate with the investigators.

Police later determined that the woman did not use a crosswalk at the time of the accident.

Bakersfield Officials are still currently asking anyone with information about the pedestrian crash to contact BPD at 661-327-7111.


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