Police Search For Driver In Fatal Hit And Run

There was a fatal hit and run accident in Nipomo yesterday.  According to the CHP, it all started when a body was reported to have been seen off Thompson Avenue near Sheehy Road about 11 in the morning.  The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of relatives, was discovered by SLO County Sheriff’s deputies off the road hidden by grass and brush.

The CHP says a pedestrian was on the right shoulder when he was struck by a light green 2004 to 2009 Toyota Prius.  The Prius was driving southbound on Thompson.  

The CHP doesn’t know exactly when the incident occurred. It is looking for the Toyota and its driver and is still investigating.