UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in Chester Avenue collision identified

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UPDATE (9/20): The Kern County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash on Chester Avenue earlier this month as 32-year-old Taliron Lee Williams of Bakersfield.

The coroner said this is the 15th motorcycle fatality this year so far.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) (9/10) — Bakersfield police said a man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision Friday night on Chester Avenue.

The collision was reported on Sept. 10 just before 8 p.m. at Chester Avenue and 2nd Street. Bakersfield police said a man riding an off-road motorcycle collided with another vehicle. The motorcyclist suffered major injuries from the collision and was pronounced dead.

The motorcycle rider will be identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation into the collision is ongoing, officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

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