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UPDATE: Cal Poly student involved in bike/pickup crash dies

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Posted at 4:37 PM, Apr 24, 2023

The bicyclist involved in a crash with a pickup truck at Grand Ave. and Fredericks St. in San Luis Obispo last week has been identified as a Cal Poly student.

The university sent a message to students and employees on Monday, identifying the student as Sean Hillman, a first-year architectural engineering student.

According to the San Luis Obispo Police Department, Hillman passed away at approximately noon on Monday.

University officials reported that he had been on life support at a local hospital since the collision.

The crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21.

Police are still investigating the cause. They say the driver of the pickup remained at the scene after the crash and was cooperative. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be involved.