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Bakersfield Woman Identified in Horrific Pedestrian Crash

Posted on April 8, 2023 | Written By: Lance Kirk

Lourdes Cordova Gonzalez a woman from Bakersfield killed in a pedestrian accident

64 Year Old Woman Identified in Horrific Pedestrian Crash in Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, CA (April 8, 2023) – Authorities have identified Lourdes Cordova Gonzalez, a 64-year-old woman from Bakersfield, who was tragically killed in a pedestrian accident last Thursday on April 6. The incident occurred around 9:00 p.m. in the 100 block of L Street, just north of Brundage Lane. According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Gonzalez was walking in the area when a vehicle struck her.

64-Year-Old Woman Dies after Hit by Vehicle on L Street near Brundage Lane

Gonzalez was rushed to Kern Medical, where she was later pronounced dead. The incident is still under investigation, and it is unknown if the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident stayed at the scene.

The police are currently handling the investigation and is urging anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to come forward and assist with the investigation.

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Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian accidents have been a growing concern in Bakersfield in recent years, with many incidents resulting in fatalities. According to data from the California Office of Traffic Safety, Bakersfield has one of the highest rates of pedestrian accidents per capita in the state.

Officials are urging drivers to be cautious and alert when driving in pedestrian-heavy areas and to adhere to traffic laws. Pedestrians are also being reminded to stay visible while walking and to use crosswalks whenever possible.

Kern County Sheriff’s Remind Drivers To Stay Safe

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is also reminding drivers to stay at the scene of an accident if involved and to contact authorities immediately. Hit-and-run accidents are a serious offense and can result in severe penalties for those responsible.

As the investigation continues, the family of Lourdes Cordova Gonzalez is mourning their loss and asking for privacy during this difficult time. The community is encouraged to come together and support each other during this tragic event.

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