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Paso Robles man killed in hit-and-run identified

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Jul 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 02:40:01-04

Paso Robles police identify the victim of a hit-and-run on Saturday morning as 22-year-old Steve Leon.

Leon was a resident of Paso Robles and his family has been notified of his death.

Officials received a call at around 1:40 a.m. on July 3 about a crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian near Meadowlark and Deer Springs Drive.

A second vehicle was reported to run over the pedestrian as officers were on their way to the call.

Upon arrival, Paso Robles Fire Department paramedics pronounced the 22-year-old victim dead on the scene.

Officers found a car matching the description of the second vehicle with evidence of being involved in the hit-and-run.

At about 4:00 a.m., officers arrested 32-year-old Christopher Winters of Paso Robles. He was later booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail.