DUI suspected in crash that killed Paso Robles man

PASO ROBLES, Calif. - A Paso Robles man was killed in a crash Thursday evening and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The crash happened on southbound US 101 just south of Paso Robles at around 10:15 p.m.

Juan Carlos Diaz, 23, of Paso Robles was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Cruz when his vehicle collided into the back of an end dump tractor trailer in a closed lane.

Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene.  His passenger, 26-year-old Gaspar Gonzalezrojas, also from Paso Robles, suffered major injuries and was transported to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center.

The crash is under investigation. CHP says DUI is suspected.

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