Female Pedestrian in Fatal Crash While Walking on Union Avenue
BAKERSFIELD, CA (January 10, 2018) – A female was struck and killed on the 1600 block of Union Avenue around 1:00 PM on Wednesday afternoon.
Police reported that a woman was crossing on the outside of a crosswalk on Union Ave. near Truxtun Ave., when a car hit her. Ambulances arrived at the scene and transported the a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. She was later pronounced dead.
It is confirmed that the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with officials.
Drugs, alcohol, or reckless driving do not seem to be contributing factors in this fatal pedestrian accident on Union Avenue. The authorities continue to investigate. If you witnessed the crash or have any additional information, contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.
The identity of the female victim has not yet been released.
Sincere sympathies to the friends and family of the victim.
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