UPDATE 9:15 P.M.: The CHP says a Morro Bay man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cayucos early Sunday.
About 5 a.m., Kyle Anthony Lucas, 21, lost control of his 2004 Toyota Tacoma pickup along southbound Highway 1 north of Cayucos Creek, according to the CHP.
He apparently lost control of the truck and drove into the dirt median, and then over-corrected back to the right, the CHP reported.
The pickup then traveled across the highway’s southbound lanes and down its west embankment, according to the CHP.
Lucas, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the pickup, the CHP reported.
The crash was not reported until 9 a.m., when an area man walking his dog came upon the wreck, according to the CHP.
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The CHP has confirmed that one person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cayucos on Sunday morning.
Just after 9 a.m., the crash was reported along northbound Highway 1 at North Ocean Avenue, near the Bella Vista Mobile Lodge.
A white truck reportedly went off the road, according to the CHP.
The agency has not disclosed any other details about the crash nor the identity of the deceased.