Elderly pedestrian dead after being hit by SUV in east Bakersfield

California Highway Patrol officers are on scene of a collision with a pedestrian at Washington Street and Virginia Avenue in Bakersfield, Calif., late Thursday, July 12, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol says the man killed Thursday night was 72 years old and from Arvin.

Officials have yet to release his name.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A pedestrian is dead after being hit by an SUV about 10 p.m. Thursday in east Bakersfield.

According to the California Highway Patrol, officers found the elderly man at Washington Street and Virginia Avenue.

They administered CPR, but the man died at the scene.

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