Man hit by vehicle in Southeast Bakersfield has died, search underway for car

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man is dead following a hit and run in Southeast Bakersfield. 
 
On Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 1: 21 a.m., officers with the Bakersfield Police Department were sent to a report of a person struck by a vehicle in the intersection of Tyree Toliver Street in the East Brundage area of Bakersfield, according to officers.
 
Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from major injuries. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
The car involved fled the scene, officials said. Based on investigation, officers describe the vehicle as a dark-colored compact car with damage to the front passenger side.
 
The Kern County coroner's office has not released the identity of the victim.
 
If you have information on the collision, call BPD at 661-327-7111. 

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