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Thursday, Nov 29 2012 11:59 AM

Pedestrian killed in Tuesday crash identified


A pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle on Roberts Lane Tuesday evening has been identified as 22-year-old Angel Staten.

The Bakersfield resident was hit 113 feet west of Higgins Drive at 10:10 p.m. and died at Kern Medical Center Wednesday afternoon, according to a coroner's office news release.

California Highway Patrol officers said Staten walked directly into the path of a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Chad Snook. He tried to stop but was unable to avoid hitting Staten.

Snook was not arrested, officers said.

- The Californian

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