UPDATE (Nov. 26, 10:13 a.m.): The teen has been identified as Kaylie Corbella. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield police have closed a portion of Union Avenue following a collision that killed a 14-year-old pedestrian Wednesday evening.
Police and emergency crews were called to Union Avenue and Loma Linda Drive at around 6:30 p.m. for a report of a pedestrian that was hit by a vehicle. Officials said a vehicle struck and killed the pedestrian. A police department spokesperson said the pedestrian was 14 years old.
The driver involved in the collision stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. Police said late Wednesday, alcohol and drugs did not appear to be factors in the collision.
Anyone with information on the collision is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.