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The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday night in the 2700 block of Calloway Drive.

At 9:39 p.m. officers responded to the reported accident, in which a motorist struck a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway outside of a crosswalk, BPD said in a news release. The pedestrian, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Drugs, alcohol and speed didn't appear to be a factor in the collision, BPD said.

It's the 26th fatal motor vehicle collision this year within the department’s jurisdiction, BPD said.

Anyone with further information is encouraged to call 327-7111.

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So, was it a car, truck, SUV, or motorcycle? Please try not to confuse facts of headlines and story content. It happens more than it should. Headline writers should actually read, and "comprehend" the article first.

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