A man was killed during an alleged race between drivers of two Ford Mustangs on Highway 41 in southwest Atascadero Saturday night.
At about 8:15 p.m., people reported two Mustangs, one blue and one black, racing on Highway 41. Atascadero officers arrived to find a blue Mustang crashed into a utility pole near Cholare Road, according to scanner traffic.
Officers found the body of a man in the blue Mustang.
Highway 41 was closed in both directions as investigators processed the crash site. The investigation is ongoing.