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Bakersfield College football player hit, killed by car

Jonathan Garcia was hit and killed by a car Friday Sept.  8, 2017, in Bakersfield, Calif. (Provided photo)

The California Highway Patrol is investigating after 17-year-old Jonathan Garcia was struck by a car and killed Friday night at the intersection of Comanche Drive and Panama Lane.

Omar Landeros, 24, was driving when he failed to notice Garcia in the roadway, according to the CHP.

Garcia was a graduate of South High School and was currently playing football at Bakersfield College.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with the cost of expenses.

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