UPDATE (10/13): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in Sunday’s hit-and-run as 70-year-old Aurelio Garcia Sr.
UPDATE (10/12): On Sunday at around 9:30 a.m., the California Highway Patrol said Joshua Reyes drove to the Bakersfield Police Department building on Truxtun Avenue and identified himself as the driver in the fatal hit-and-run.
The CHP said officers were sent to the BPD headquarters and made contact with Reyes, who was determined to be the driver at the time of the collision. The CHP said a complaint will be filed with the Kern County District Attorney’s Office pending a full investigation.
(10/11): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 70-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run in east Bakersfield early Sunday morning.
The California Highway Patrol said at around 4:12 a.m., a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in the area of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Niles Street. The vehicle did not stop after the collision and fled the area.
This story will be updated once more information is provided.