Woman killed by car while walking in south Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) A woman was hit and killed by a car Friday morning while crossing Pacheco Road at Hughes Lane.

The pedestrian was struck around 8 a.m. by a Honda Civic. The driver stopped and cooperated with investigators.

The coroner's office later identified the pedestrian as 57-year-old Merry Cazares.

Police said they are still examining the circumstances of the crash.