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One killed, another seriously injured following car crash

Accident happened Saturday night.

PASO ROBLES, Calif. - One man is dead and another man is seriously injured following a car crash near Paso Robles.

According to the California Highway Patrol, it happened just after 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

82-year-old Richard Sauret of Paso Robles was heading northbound in his Chevrolet Silverado, when he made a left turn directly into the path of 24-year-old Jorge Ayala's GMC Yukon while Ayala was heading southbound near Wellsona Road.

Sauret died at the scene from his injuries. Ayala suffered major injuries and needed to be extricated from his SUV before he was rushed to Sierra Vista Hospital for treatment. Ayala's current condition is unknown.

Drugs and or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash. Anyone with information about the collision is urged to call Templeton CHP at 805-434-1822.


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