BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday morning in East Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
On Tuesday morning just before 6 a.m. BPD was dispatched to Kentucky Street near Brown Street for collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian, according to the department. When officers arrived they located a woman in the roadway with with major injuries. She died at the scene.
A preliminary investigation revealed the woman was walking outside of a crosswalk when she was struck by the vehicle, according to BPD. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the collision.
This is an ongoing investigation.
If you have information regarding this incident, call the department at 661-327-7111.