Pedestrian struck and killed along Highway 178

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — CHP is investigating a pedestrian fatality along Highway 178 in East Bakersfield.

CHP’s Traffic Information Page reports the collision happened just before 8 p.m. on Highway 178 just east of Haley Street.

The person killed has been identified as as 41-year-old Michael Magellan Hanash of Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

Traffic was opened on Highway 178 to all but one westbound lane.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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