Man struck, killed by car in southwest Bakersfield

A man was killed after being hit by a car on Stine Road and Appleblossom Drive in Bakersfield, Calif., on Tuesday night, March 14, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Matt Boone)

A man is dead after being hit by a car in southwest Bakersfield.

Police said the man was crossing Stine Road at Appleblossom Drive when he was hit. The driver pulled over and called police for help.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Drugs, alcohol or speed were not factors for the driver in the crash, police said. It is currently unknown whether drugs or alcohol were a factor for the pedestrian. His identity will be released later by the coroner.

Police are still investigating this crash, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the department at (661) 327-7111.

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