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Monday, Dec 17 2012 06:28 PM

Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed

 

An 57-year-old on male walking on Tehachapi Boulevard was struck and killed by a vehicle about a mile east of Tehachapi-Willow Springs Road.

The accident  happened at 5:22 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17.

According to the California Highway Patrol,  66-year old James Hacker was traveling eastbound on Tehachapi Boulevard as he approached a pedestrian who stepped into the path of his vehicle. Hacker tried to avoid hitting the man but couldn't, striking  the pedestrian with the right front of his vehicle.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time as the CHP has not been able to contact family.

Additional information will be published when it becomes available.

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