Atascadero woman killed in crash
June 21, 2016
At about 12:38 a.m., 33-year-old Manuel Trejo, Jr., 33, of Atascadero was driving a 2005 Chevrolet on Highway 41 when he lost control of his pickup, causing the truck to roll. Trejo’s passenger was ejected from the truck and killed.
Trejo then fled the scene, but was later shot with a Tazer gun and arrested.
Emergency personnel transported Trejo to the hospital with major injuries including a broken femur and internal chest injuries, according to the CHP. He was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs.