On Monday, April 17, 2017, a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash, in Bakersfield. The Kern County vehicle accident took place on Union Avenue, during the nighttime hours.
The CHP reported that the incident occurred in the area of South Union Avenue and Adams Street, where a pedestrian was hit by a dark-colored truck or SUV. The vehicle then drove off without stopping.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.