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27 June 2016 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

Officer Fatally Hits Edgar Rodriguez, 30, on Highway 58 in Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD, California (June 27, 2016) – A police officer fatally struck a pedestrian identified as 30-year-old Edgar Rodriguez on the eastbound Highway 58, according to an article by Bakersfield Now.

The accident happened at around 5:00 a.m. near Oswell Street.

In detail, the article mentioned 33-year-old Bakersfield Officer Keith Schlech was responding to a call in the area of Oswell. Schlech was prepared to exit the freeway when he suddenly struck Rodriguez on the road.

The force from the impact was significant, resulting in severe injuries to Rodriguez. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigation is underway.

The staff of Johnson Attorneys Group offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Edgar Rodriguez during such difficult times.

If you have lost a family or friend from a road accident, contact our law firm today at 800-235-6801. Our Bakersfield wrongful death lawyers will speak to you and they will bring all expertise to your case. Together with our lawyers, we will get the justice you deserve.

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