Driver in deadly Paso crash had drugs in his system
April 24, 2014
Grover Beach resident Jeremy Nathaniel Martin, who died in a February car crash in Paso Robles, was driving with drugs in his system at the time of the accident, according to a toxicology report released by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.
Martin, 26, died on February 26 after his car swerved in front of an oncoming pickup truck on Highway 46 near Union Road. Martin’s passenger, 24-year-old Christopher Micheal Medin, of Paso Robles, also died in the collision.
The toxicology report conducted by the San Luis Obispo County coroner’s unit found the prescription drug Codeine and also Ibuprofen in Martin’s system. Martin also tested positive for THC, which is the chemical responsible for most psychological effects produced by marijuana.
Both Martin and Medina died of blunt force trauma.