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Sunday, Jul 07 2013 02:57 PM

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle


A pedestrian died after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Mount Vernon Avenue in east Bakersfield on Saturday night, the Kern County Coroner's Office said in a news release Sunday.

The incident happened at 9:54 p.m. just north of Quincy Street. The Bakersfield resident, whose name and age were withheld pending notification of next of kin, was taken to nearby Kern Medical Center, the release said.

He was pronounced dead at 10:14 p.m.

The release did not specify whether the driver was cited.

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