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Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Bakersfield, at Bernard and King Streets

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, a pedestrian accident ended fatally, in northeast Bakersfield.  The Kern County traffic collision occurred at Bernard and King streets, during the nighttime hours.

A male pedestrian was walking southbound on King Street, at the intersection of Bernard Street.


As the man crossed in the crosswalk, a Toyota Matrix, driven by Melody Cavazos, hit him.  The Toyota had been headed west when the pedestrian was struck.

The victim suffered fatal injuries and was taken to Kern Medical Center.  He died from his wounds on Friday, July 21st.

Fresno-Visalia-Bakersfield accident attorney, John Rozier. Your lawyer for car crashes, wrongful deaths, and personal injuries. Our condolences go out to the families in this collision. Please let us help you. Reach us online, or call me at 559-713-0159.