Woman struck by vehicle in Southwest Bakersfield


A woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle just before 10 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Stine and Wilson Roads in Southwest Bakersfield.

Witnesses told police the woman stepped into the roadway when a vehicle traveling south on Stine Road, just north of the intersection, struck her. The woman suffered major injuries, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

She was treated by emergency responders but died at the scene, according to BPD.

The driver who hit the woman cooperated with the investigation and drugs and alcohol do not appear to have been involved.

The pedestrian’s identity has not yet been released.

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