Employee Dies in Industrial Accident at Paso Robles Truck Center

PASO ROBLES, CA (July 8, 2022) – Thursday afternoon, Cesar Rivera Villegas was killed in an industrial accident on Monterey Road.

The incident happened at the Paso Robles Truck Center on Monterey Road. Dispatchers responded to the scene around 4:00 p.m.

Per reports, Villegas was working on a truck at the service station. For reasons currently unknown, the vehicle rolled forward and struck 40-year-old Villegas, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.

Emergency crews responded shortly after and pronounced Villegas dead at the scene, due to the extent of his condition.

Villegas’ family friend has set up a GoFundMe to support the expenses for his funeral.

At this time Paso Robles officials have not released any additional information regarding the incident. An active investigation is currently underway.


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