High speed chase ends in Paso Robles fatality
June 10, 2011
A CHP officer approached a 56-year-old man who appeared drunk at the Wellsona truck stop west of Highway 101, CHP officials said.
The man drove off and headed southbound on Highway 101 driving at high speeds. He crashed just north of 24th street, was ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene.
CHP officers are investigating the incident and are not currently releasing the name of the man.
South bound 101 at the Spring Street exit remains closed and is expected to reopen after 9:00 a.m.