Hector Figueroa Otero Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99 [Bakersfield, CA]

Hector Figueroa Otero Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99 [Bakersfield, CA]

Hector Figueroa Otero Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Highway 99 [Bakersfield, CA]

46-Year-Old Delano Man Killed in Pedestrian Collision near Cecil Avenue

BAKERSFIELD, CA (February 8, 2024) – Tuesday evening, Hector Figueroa Otero was fatally struck in a pedestrian crash on Highway 99.

Officers responded to the scene around 7:49 p.m., on the northbound lanes of the freeway, just south of Cecil Avenue on January 30th.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a northbound Chevrolet struck a man who ran into the No. 3 lane. Due to the impact of the collision, medics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.

The Kern County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 46-year-old Otero, of Delano.

Investigators also say the 20-year-old McFarland man driving the Chevrolet pulled over and contacted 9-1-1.

Bakersfield Officials closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, more details will be provided.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of Hector Figueroa Otero. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Our team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of the death of a loved one, but we can help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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