Grover Beach man killed in Templeton car crash

April 27, 2013

chpA Grover Beach man died Friday night in a single vehicle crash in the Templeton area, the California Highway Patrol said.

Shortly before 11 p.m., the 33-year-old man was speeding in a Mercedes on Lynch Canyon Drive east of Oak Shores Drive. He failed to negotiate a left turn, went off the road into a dirt embankment. The vehicle rolled several times and landed on its roof.

It is currently unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

The victim’s name is not being released pending notification of his family.





  1. Harley says:

    It’s strange, but the only place I could find on MapQuest in the county with a Lynch Canyon Drive and Oak Shores Drive was north of Nacimento Lake. A long way from the Templeton area.????

    No roads by either of those names anywhere near Templeton that I could find.

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