Man Killed in Nipomo Pedestrian Accident on Tefft Street at Oakglen Avenue
Nipomo, California (August 19, 2019) – A man was struck and killed by a car Friday evening in Nipomo, according to the CHP.
The accident took place around 6:15 p.m. August 16, in the area of Tefft Street and Oakglen Avenue.
CHP said Erick C. Sanchez, 29, of Nipomo, was driving northbound on Oakglen Avenue approaching the intersection, while a 53-year-old Nipomo man was waiting at the northwest corner of the intersection to cross Tefft Street.
As Sanchez approached the intersection on a green light, he turned left onto Tefft Street and the pedestrian started walking across the street.
The man was then hit by Sanchez’s car. He was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria where he later died.
The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the agency at 805-594-8700.
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