Authorities have identified the pedestrian hit and killed by a vehicle early Saturday morning as 22-year-old Kent Boswell of San Luis Obispo.
The vehicle driver, 25-year-old Arroyo Grande resident John Hooper, was southbound on Higuera Street when he struck Boswell, who was standing in the roadway, according to a San Luis Obispo Police Department news release.
Boswell was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities do not believe alcohol or drugs were involved.
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The investigation is ongoing, and is being handled by the police Traffic Safety Unit.