UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in Southwest Bakersfield collision identified

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The motorcyclist that died following a collision Sunday evening in Southwest Bakersfield has been identified.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Nickolas Steven Armstrong, 26, of Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

Emergency crews were called to the area of White Lane and Ashe Road just after 7:30 p.m. for a report of a collision. A motorcyclist — a man described as being in his late 20s by police — collided with the driver of an SUV. Medical responders pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene.

Bakersfield police Sgt. Chance Koerner said the cause of the crash is still under investigation, and the investigation is in its early stages.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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