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Coroner requested at scene of crash in San Simeon

Posted at 1:23 PM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-14 12:20:59-04

UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian killed as 27-year-old Joel Jacob Hoff, 27, of San Simeon.

Officers say he was walking northbound on Highway 1 when he walked in front of the right side of the oncoming vehicle.

No other information was released.


ORIGINAL STORY: A coroner was requested at the scene of a crash in San Simeon Friday afternoon.

Initial reports into the California Highway Patrol were that a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle two miles south of Hearst Castle Road around 12:45 p.m.

CHP had officers responding and were unable to provide additional information.

This story will be updated as details become available.