On Thursday, August 31, 2017, a bicyclist was killed in a crash that happened in Bakersfield. The Kern County truck accident occurred on South Union Avenue, during the morning hours.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a man riding a bike in the area of Pacheco Road and Union Ave, crash into a flatbed pickup truck. It happened near a Fastrip gas station.
Authorities claim that the bicycle may have been stolen.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.