Bakersfield man was struck by pickup on March 3

The Kern County Coroner has identified the man killed by a car on Highway 119 on March 3.

Daniel Lee Bennet, 36, of Bakersfield, died at the scene at 5:43 a.m. after he was struck and killed in the roadway about a mile east of Erro Ranch Road, the Coroner said Monday.

The California Highway Patrol said Bennet was walking westbound on the highway in the predawn darkness when he was struck by a pickup.

The pickup driver stopped at the scene and called 911, the CHP said, and several other vehicles struck the victim.