Woman struck and killed by vehicle in East Bakersfield

Pedestrian Safety

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.

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