BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police said a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday evening on Stockdale Highway.
The collision was reported at around 6:10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Stockdale Highway near Village Lane, Sgt. Chance Koerner said. The woman was struck by a vehicle near Village Lane. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation revealed that the woman was crossing Stockdale Highway northbound at Village Lane in the crosswalk when she was struck by the eastbound SUV. The driver involved in the collision remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
The victim was carrying a dog when she was struck, but the dog did survive. Animal Control took possession of the dog.
The woman’s identity will be released by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.
We will update this story as we learn more information.