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Pedestrian hit, killed in Morro Bay

Posted at 2:11 PM, Jul 15, 2021

UPDATE (4:43 p.m.) – Police have released more information about a pedestrian hit and killed in Morro Bay Thursday.

Investigators say the man was crossing the street at Morro Bay Boulevard and Bernardo Avenue when he was hit by a “large commercial trash truck.”

The man’s body was discovered in the roundabout of Morro Bay Boulevard where he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer McCool at (805) 772-6225.


ORIGINAL STORY (2:11 p.m.) - A pedestrian was hit and killed in Morro Bay Thursday.

Morro Bay police say it happened around noon.

While the location the person was found was described as the roundabout on Morro Bay Boulevard, police tell KSBY they believe the male pedestrian was hit further down the road.

Police said they’ve spoken with the driver, who is reportedly cooperating with the investigation.

Traffic was backed up for a while, but the area is expected to be cleared by around 2:30 p.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.