Lompoc man struck, killed by cars while walking on Highway 101

A 50-year-old Lompoc man was killed Saturday night after he walked into a northbound lane of Highway 101 and was struck by multiple vehicles.

The man, whose name is not being released pending notification of next of kin, was walking in the second lane of the highway near the Santa Rosa Street exit at about 9:17 p.m., the CHP says. It is not clear if the man was attempting to cross the highway on foot, or whether he had jumped from the Santa Rosa Street over-crossing.

The CHP says the man was struck by four vehicles in a yet-to-be-determined order: a 2003 Toyota Camry, a 2004 Nissan Morano, a 1997 Toyota Camry and a 1993 Jeep Cherokee. None of the occupants of the cars suffered injuries.

It is not known whether drugs or alcohol played a factor in the incident. An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the San Luis Obispo office of the CHP.