[04-22-2024] San Luis Obispo County, CA – 65-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle in Costco Parking Lot

Published April 30, 2024

[04-22-2024] 65-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle in Costco Parking LotA 65-year-old male pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in San Luis Obispo on Monday afternoon, April 22, 2024.

According to the San Luis Obispo Police Department, the fatal pedestrian vs. vehicle crash happened at about 4:00 p.m. in a Costco parking lot.

The elderly man, later identified as Bayani N. from Morro Bay, was transported to a local hospital for treatment but later succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the victim remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. 

Police said that there was no indication that the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash. 

Additional details were not immediately available. No arrests have been made yet as the investigation continues.

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