Pedestrian hit, killed by car in north Bakersfield

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly collision on Olive Drive in Bakersfield, Calif., Monday, May 14, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Wednesday, May 16, identified this pedestrian as 46-year-old Jose Manuel Cardenas Jr.

The previous story is below.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A pedestrian was killed in a collision in north Bakersfield on Monday night.

The California Highway Patrol said they found the man lying in the street around 10:30 p.m. on Olive Drive and Victor Street.

Officers said the man was dead at the scene.

Officers said the man was not inside the crosswalk at the time of the collision, and the driver is cooperating with authorities.

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