Pedestrian suffers injuries after crash on Mount Vernon


A man was hit by a pickup truck Sunday night in East Bakersfield. 

The man was illegally crossing Mount Vernon Avenue at Lake Street around 6:40 p.m.  He was wearing dark clothing and the roadway was dark, according to California Highway Patrol. 

CHP released the driver at the scene. He was not under the influence. 

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. 

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