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Coronado man, 83, killed in Hwy 46 crash in Paso Robles

Posted at 9:46 AM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 21:35:11-05

UPDATE (3:47 p.m.) - The Paso Robles Police Department says an 83-year-old man from Coronado was killed in Monday morning's crash on Highway 46 East at Buena Vista Road.

It happened at about 9:20 a.m.

Police have not released information on what led up to the crash, only saying a 2002 Buick and 2001 Ford Ranger were involved.

Drugs or alcohol are not considered to be factors in the crash at this time. Police are not yet releasing the names of those involved.

Traffic on the highway was impacted for about two hours until the crash could be cleared.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (805) 237-6464.

UPDATE (11:04 a.m.) - Paso Robles police confirm one person was killed in the crash. Officers expect the crash to be cleared by 11:30 a.m. Two vehicles were reportedly involved.

ORIGINAL STORY: Paso Robles police are warning drivers to avoid a portion of Highway 46 East Monday morning due to a crash.

Police at around 9:40 a.m. said a major crash at Highway 46 East and Buena Vista Drive was blocking traffic.

Westbound traffic was down to one lane.

No other information was immediately available.