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UPDATE: CHP identifies motorcyclist killed in crash near Pozo

Three people injured in motorcycle crash, Los Alamos
Posted at 7:14 PM, Mar 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-08 20:05:05-05

UPDATE: CHP has identified the motorcyclist as Fredrick Witherspoon, 38, of Paso Robles.
ORIGINAL STORY: One person has died in a motorcycle crash near Pozo Sunday afternoon.

According to CAL FIRE SLO, emergency crews responded to reports of a single motorcycle crash near the intersection of W Pozo Rd. and Hi Mountain Lookout Rd. around 3 p.m.

The driver slid out and lost control just down the road from the Pozo Saloon, according to a CAL FIRE SLO report.

Officials said the reporting party attempted CPR on the motorcyclist before paramedics arrived on scene.

However, life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and the motorcyclist was pronounced dead on scene, according to authorities.

As of Monday morning, CHP had not released the name of the 38-year-old man who died and said drugs and/or alcohol had not been ruled out as possible contributing factors in the crash.

This is a developing story, check back later for details.