Casket found off Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo

July 11, 2022


Some drivers and one slightly nervous CHP officer encountered a surprise on the side of Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo over the weekend, but what was found to be inside the box proved to be a great relief.

“Never a dull day, especially when you receive multiple 911 calls of a casket on the shoulder of the freeway,” CHP San Luis Obispo stated in a social media post. “Yes, that’s a casket!

An officer came out to the location and indeed found a casket.

“We have to admit our officer was a little nervous to make sure it was empty. And yes, it was empty,” CHP SLO said.

It is unclear why the the casket had been placed on the shoulder of Highway 101. But, the CHP says a transient was in possession of the casket. [KSBY]

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maybe the bum who owns the casket is a vampire.

The way people drive on the 101 this time of year it makes sense.

We should have one at all emergency call stations to remind folks in a big hurry where they might end up.

Is Adam Hill in it?

I’m sure the “lady” who left the coffin, and the other garbage on the side of California Blvd. will get a ticket for littering…

A very old looking coffin. I wonder if they’ll be able to track down the last “owner”.

I’m sure it was a very cozy resting place for the transient.

Yes, the last thing anyone needs is a casket (along the highway) :-)

Could he have seen a ghost?