Kelly Jo Hanning dies in collision with pedestrian on Highway 202 [Bakersfield, CA]

61-year-old woman fatally struck in pedestrian accident on Santa Lucia Street

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (May 12, 2022) – Sunday evening, 61 years old Kelly Jo Hanning was killed in a collision with a pedestrian on the 202 freeway.

Police say the incident happened around 9:20 p.m. near Santa Lucia Street. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly thereafter.

At this time, the events leading up to the incident remain unclear. However, reports say doctors pronounced Kelly Jo Hanning, 61, dead at the scene.

At this time, the Kern County Coroner’s Office is still working to release further information. Bakersfield officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fatal pedestrian collision on the 202 Freeway.

The Sweet James team sends its deepest condolences to the friends and family of Kelly Jo Hanning, who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

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