CHP officer killed in Paso Robles
June 28, 2010
According to the CHP, a woman driving a Toyota Corolla turned a corner at high speed and lost control.
The officer, later identified as Brett Oswald, 47, had been investigating an abandoned vehicle at the time of the accident. He was waiting for a tow truck to arrive.
Oswald, a 21-year CHP veteran, suffered massive injuries and was transferred to Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton where he later died, according to San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Sgt. Dale Strobridge.
Oswald recently transferred to the area, Strobridge added.
This was second CHP officer hit by a car and killed on Sunday.
CHP Officer Justin McGrory, 28, was killed Sunday morning while conducting a traffic stop on I-15 south of Barstow. [Press-Enterprise]