Bakersfield man hit and killed on Ming Avenue identified

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The identity of the man who was struck by a vehicle and killed on Ming Avenue two weeks ago has been identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

The man was Tyelor Jamal Henry-Dever, 26, of Bakersfield. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

On Nov. 5 around 1:42 a.m. Henry-Dever was hit by a vehicle on Ming Avenue east of Gosford Road and West of El Portal Drive. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

There have been 47 pedestrian fatalities this year in Kern County, according to our records.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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