Update, Thursday, Dec. 6, 5:03 p.m.:
The driver killed in the accident has been identified as 18-year-old Zachary Andrew Harris of South Lake Tahoe, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release. An investigation is still underway. Harris is not believed to have been a Cal Poly student.
Update, 5:03 p.m.:
The driver was a male in his late teens and was killed on impact, California Highway Patrol (CHP) confirmed, according to KSBY.
The man was driving a 2003 Mercury Mountaineer.
He was the only person in the vehicle, but his identity has not yet been released. CHP also expects the southbound slow lane to be closed until 5:30 p.m. at the earliest for the investigation.
A vehicular accident killing at least one person occurred just north of Cal Poly on Highway 1 and Stenner Creek Road on Monday afternoon, according to CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo.
CAL FIRE asked those in the area to watch out for emergency vehicles in a tweet at 3:41 p.m.
A police scanner traffic detected a vehicle had driven into a tree just after 3 p.m., according to the Tribune.
Information regarding the number and identities of those involved or killed has not been confirmed.
This story will be updated as soon as more information is available.