An elderly man was killed after an accident overnight in Southeast Bakersfield.
California Highway Patrol responded to the intersection of Washington Street and Virginia Avenue just before 10 p.m., according to CHP officer Joey Bravo.
The driver of the vehicle was driving south on Washington Avenue and struck the man just south of the intersection, according to officials.
When officers arrived, Kern County Fire Department was performing CPR on the pedestrian, but he died at the scene, according to CHP.
The accident is now under investigation but drugs and alcohol do not appear to have been factors.