SLO pedestrian killed was Cal Poly student
February 11, 2014
A San Luis Obispo man killed early Saturday morning while walking on South Higuera Street was a Cal Poly student. [Mustang News]
Kent Boswell, 22, was a business administration student at Cal Poly. Boswell was walking on South Higuera Street shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday when a vehicle driving on Los Osos Valley turned southbound and struck him.
Responding police officers performed CPR until emergency personnel transported him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police identified the driver as 25-year-old John Hooper, of Arroyo Grande. An investigation is ongoing, but officer suspect neither drugs nor alcohol factored into the collision.