Pedestrian killed on Union Avenue in East Bakersfield


Bakersfield police are investigating a collision that killed a pedestrian Tuesday evening in East Bakersfield.

Bakersfield police said the collision happened at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Union Avenue near California Avenue.

Police described the victim as a female who was wearing dark clothing. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver involved in the collision stopped and cooperated with the investigation. Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.

This is the second time in as many days involving a pedestrian on Union Avenue. On Monday, a pedestrian was injured after being hit just south in the 700 block of Union Avenue.

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