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BPD: Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Taft Highway dies

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A pedestrian hit by a vehicle in the in the 5400 block of Taft Highway on Tuesday night died at the scene, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

The driver of the vehicle, a woman, was at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, police said.

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision, according to the BPD’s news release.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call the BPD at 661-327-7111.