Cordero had been a pedestrian crossing Flower Street at roughly 7:30 p.m. before being struck by a vehicle.
The 53-year-old man was quickly rushed to Kern Medical Center, where he tragically did not survive his injuries.
California Highway Patrol officials are investigating the incident as there is a possibility that alcohol may hay have been a contributing factor. Authorities have not disclosed which party is suspected of being under the influence.
We are deeply saddened by the news of this tragedy. We offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Jose Cordero.
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