Driver killed in single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 in Atascadero

February 28, 2023


A driver was killed on Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 in Atascadero.

Shortly after 6 a.m., the driver was traveling westbound on Highway 41 when they drove off the roadway near Old Morro Road East and struck a tree, according to the Atascadero Police Department. The driver died at the scene.

The driver was alone in the vehicle.

Investigators request that anyone who witnessed the crash contact the Atascadero Police Department at (805) 461-5051. Police are currently withholding the name of the victim.

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Yep, that’s sharp turn. Read the signs. I’m not saying you can’t pull off 50 in a 35 but if you’re already speeding and ignore the abrupt change in the speed limit…