BAKERSFIELD (December 28, 2018)- According to the Kern Golden Empire, Filomeno De Haro Martinez, 84, Sylmar, has been identified as the victim fatally struck following a pedestrian versus auto collision.
The incident occurred Wednesday evening at roughly 6:00 p.m. at the 3600 block of Wible Road.
Authorities have disclosed that Martinez had been crossing Wible Road upon being struck by a delivery truck traveling northbound.
The driver of the delivery truck allegedly failed to stop after hitting the victim but did return to the scene and was cooperative with police officials.
Martinez was sadly pronounced dead a short while later after being transported to Kern Medical Center.
Per the Kern Golden Empire, this incident marks the 28th pedestrian fatality in Kern County to date.
All of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Martinez at this time.
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