Dylan Lammers Detained, Joshua McFarland Identified after Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident in Arroyo Grande
ARROYO GRANDE, CA (May 18, 2022) — The California Highway Patrol identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run bicycle accident in San Luis Obispo County on Thursday, May 12.
According to the San Luis Obispo County coroner’s office, 19-year-old Joshua Thomas Edward McFarland of Nipomo died at the scene.
Shortly before 11:30 p.m., 41-year-old Dylan Lammers of Nipomo drove a Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on Los Berros Road, south of El Campo Road. For unknown reasons, Lammers failed to spot McFarland and struck him from behind.
Lammers’ Jeep made contact with the rear-end of the bicycle. As a result, McFarland ejected onto the right shoulder a short distance away.
Lammers fled the scene and contacted the CHP to report a possible collision with McFarland. However, he was not injured.
However, deputies found McFarland deceased at the scene.
San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies contacted Lammers at his residence and arrested him. Lammers was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail. He faces charges that include hit-and-run, vehicular manslaughter and driving without a license.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Luis Obispo CHP office at 805-594-8700.
Our caring thoughts go out to the bereaved family and friends of Joshua McFarland.
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