BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man has died after being struck by a vehicle in east Bakersfield.
The crash happened on Niles Street, between Barlow Street and Pentz Street, around 3:50 a.m. Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Officers say the victim, 18-year-old Roberto Flores Velasquez, was found unresponsive in the center median.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say it appeared a vehicle struck Velasquez and continued driving away.