UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Arvin crash identified

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UPDATE (6/8): The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Azucena Ramirez, 42, of Arvin.

UPDATE (6/3): CHP says the vehicle is described as a black four door sedan with front end damage and a broken windshield. It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role. Anyone with information pertaining to this collision is asked to contact the California Highway Patrol Bakersfield office at 661-396-6600.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — CHP and Arvin police are investigating after a woman was found dead in the roadway on Sunset Boulevard in Arvin.

The incident was reported as a possible collision with a pedestrian just after 10 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Boulevard near Campus Drive.

According to CHP’s Traffic Incident Information Page, one person reported seeing a vehicle swerve and then saw a body on the ground. It was not immediately clear if the person in the roadway was struck by a vehicle.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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