Police officials reported a pedestrian man had been crossing the road before being struck by an SUV.
The victim sadly did not survive and was declared deceased at the scene. He was identified in Bakersfield Californian as 51-year-old Steve Edward Kirkpatrick, of Tehachapi.
Reporting authorities confirmed that the driver remained at the scene following the collision and stated the driver simply did not see the man.
No further details have been presented as liability will be looked into.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Mr. Steve Kirkpatrick during such a difficult time.
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