Nathaniel Weatherly, 22, Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on Highway 101
LOCATION: Paso Robles
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Thursday, October 11th
October 11, 2018 – A 22-year-old man was killed in an alleged hit-and-run collision on Highway 101, according to a local news source.
The fatality has been identified as Nathaniel J. Weatherly. As per the article, his last known residence was San Miguel but was living as a transient.
Deadly Pedestrian Accident Thursday in Paso Robles
Primary reports indicated Weatherly was attempting to either walk or run across the freeway when he was struck by a passing vehicle traveling southbound on Highway 101, just north of the 13th Street over-crossing.
The incident happened around 5 a.m., and resulted in fatal trauma to the pedestrian.
Meanwhile, authorities said the motorist involved continued driving following the collision. No immediate information is available on the hit-and-run motorist. At this time, police continue to work to identify and locate the suspect.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Nathaniel Weatherly as they search for peace and comfort.