PASO ROBLES, CA – On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at approximately 10:30 AM, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic collision on the river walkway under the 13th St. bridge, near River Rd.
Officers arrived and learned that a City of Paso Robles utility truck conducting maintenance had struck a white male adult, age 27 who was lying on the walkway. It is unknown if the adult male was sleeping or had medical issues which caused him to lie on the walkway. The adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a contributing factor to the cause of this collision.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at 805-237-6464. Persons wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers' 24-hour hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).