Ricky Ricardo Tappin has been identified by authorities as the victim in pedestrian collision that occurred on September 7 in Bakersfield. Mr. Tappin, age 67, was on the center divider on Union Avenue in the 500 block prior to 7:50 p.m. At that point a female motorist allegedly lost control of her vehicle due to excessive speed and struck Mr. Tappin, later colliding with a nearby structure. The pedestrian died at the scene. The tragic incident remains under investigation

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and familiy of the victim during this difficult time.

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