Daniel Tofalla-Espinoza, 29, Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Auburn Street
LOCATION: Northeast Bakersfield
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Tuesday, February 19th
February 20, 2019 – The 29-year-old man killed Tuesday evening in a pedestrian accident on Auburn Street has been identified as Daniel Tofalla-Espinoza.
According to Bakersfield.com, Tofalla-Espinoza was riding a skateboard in the neighborhood when he was struck by a vehicle in the 4200 block of Auburn Street.
Skateboarder Killed in Northeast Bakersfield Accident, February 19
When officers arrived, they learned that a man was crossing the roadway outside of a crosswalk. The skateboarder, later identified as Tofalla-Espinoza, was reportedly taken to a hospital, where he was sadly pronounced dead shortly after.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned the motorist involved stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police as obliged by the law. Further investigation on the case is underway.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.