Police: Woman strikes light pole, dies in crash in Paso Robles

Posted at 4:23 PM, May 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-26 19:23:58-04

One person died in a car crash Saturday morning in Paso Robles. 

Police say the single vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Golden Hill Road and Creston Road at 2:22 a.m. The driver reportedly crashed into a light pole when she was driving west on Creston Road, approaching Golden Hill Road, and lost control. 

When authorities arrived, the driver of the vehicle, a 27-year-old woman who was identified as Chanel Mickelsen, of Valley Center, was dead at the scene. 

Paso Robles PD says alcohol seems to be a contributing factor to the crash.