Paso Robles police identify man killed in hit-and-run

Police have identified the Paso Robles man killed in a hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning as 22-year-old Steve Leon.

Shortly before 2 a.m., a caller reported a gray vehicle had crashed into a pedestrian at the intersection of Meadowlark Road and Deer Springs Drive. The driver then fled the scene.

The caller called back to report a second vehicle — a dark colored BMW — ran over the pedestrian. The second driver also fled the scene.

Emergency personnel pronounced Leon dead at the scene.

Officers located the alleged driver of the black BMW, 32-year-old Christopher Winters, and arrested him on a charge of hit-and-run resulting in death or injury. Winters remains in the San Luis Obispo County Jail with his bail set at $50,000.

Please, be respectful of others. Attack ideas, not users. Personal insults, shill or troll accusations, hate speech, and other uncivil comments will be removed. The comments posted represent the opinion of the writer and do not represent the views or policies of the website.

Leave a Reply