Kyle Leventhal Killed in Crash on Highway 101 Near Del Rio Road
Car Overturns, Catches Fire in Fatal Atascadero Accident
Atascadero, CA (July 5, 2020) – One person was killed and three others were injured in a solo-vehicle crash in Atascadero. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of July 5 on Highway 101.
A Lexus was traveling on northbound Highway 101, near Del Rio Road, when it went toward the shoulder. The driver, Grant Cosko, 20, tried to correct the issue, but the Lexus overturned and went down an embankment. It came to rest on its roof.
The Lexus then became fully engulfed in flames within minutes of the crash. All four occupants were able to escape the vehicle. However, a passenger, Kyle Leventhal, 20, died at the accident scene. Cosko and two passengers, Adam Joss and Carter Norton, also 20, suffered minor to moderate injuries.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Kyle Leventhal.