UPDATE (Oct. 12) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed in South Bakersfield on Friday. KCSO says Kevin Daniel Hall, 21, was hit on South Union Avenue, south of Calle De Oro.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday morning at 2720 South Union Avenue near Rexland Drive, according to California Highway Patrol.

CHP responded to the collision at 10:18 a.m. According to CHP, the pedestrian was standing in the center median and stepped out in front of the vehicle before being hit. The driver was not detained and CHP said alcohol does not seem to be a factor in the collision.

The pedestrian was transported to Kern Medical Center with major injuries and trauma to the head, according to CHP. They later died at the hospital.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.