CDCR Parole Agent I David Aggio was killed Sunday in a crash in Bakersfield after being hit by a suspected impaired driver, police told a local newspaper.
Agent Aggio, who worked in the Eureka Parole Unit, was killed instantly in the 11:50 a.m. crash police said. He wife suffered minor injuries in the accident.
“I want to express my deepest condolences to Agent Aggio’s family, friends, and colleagues,” CDCR Secretary Jeff Beard said. “He was a dedicated public servant committed to protecting and improving the safety of our communities. His tragic death is a huge loss to the entire CDCR family.
The 22-year-old driver of the vehicle that hit and killed Agent Aggio may have been under the influence of drugs, police said.
Agent Aggio was in Bakersfield because his wife temporarily has a job in the area, the newspaper reported.
Two people in a vehicle also hit by the 22-year-old driver also suffered minor injuries.