Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle in Atascadero

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Atascadero on Saturday, police say.


Dennis Quick, 62, of Atascadero unlawfully entered the roadway near Morro Road and Atascadero Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle, police say.


Emergency personnel pronounced Quick dead at the scene.


Police say Quick's actions were unprovoked, and the driver is not being investigated for any wrongdoing.