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Protester Dies After Being Hit by Car During Wednesday’s March



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A man who was hit by a car while protesting Wednesday night has died, Bakersfield Police confirms.Robert Forbes, 55, was on California Avenue and Oak Street on June 3rd around 10:23 p.m. when he was struck—an incident caught on video and shared widely on social media.
According to his family, Forbes was brought to Kern Medical Center, where he remained in critical condition for three days. He died Saturday morning.
“I think the driver hitting him was intentional,” said Forbes’ sister Espinola Parker.
This is where some witnesses and police have different accounts of what happened.
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