Atascadero man killed in crash on Highway 41


A 26-year-old Atascadero man was killed and a Santa Margarita man suffered major injuries in a single car crash Sunday morning on Highway 41 east of Atascadero.

Shortly before 8 a.m., Cory Rodriguez of Atascadero was driving southbound on Highway 41 near Cripple Creek Road when he lost control of his Subaru while going around a curve in the road. The car went off the road, through a fence, into a pasture and hit a tree. Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, 21-year-old, Elijah Susen of Santa Margarita, was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing.

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