BPD: Man Hit By Car Identified

We are learning more about the victim of deadly hit and run from this morning in Bakersfield. Police say the man hit by a car that fled has been identified as 54-year-old Kirk Conlin Parish. It happened around 1:15am off Parker Ave and Oriole Street. Police got on scene and found Parish with severe injuries. He was rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later. BPD is looking for either a Dodge Challenger or Charger with two-tone paint, black and gray. The victim’s ID has not been released.