On February 8, 2014, A San Luis Obispo man was killed while walking on South Higuera Street was a Cal Poly Student. Police have identified the 22-year-old as Kent Boswell, a current business administration student.

According to The Mustang News, Mr. Boswell was walking on South Higuera Street shortly before 5:00 a.m. Saturday when a vehicle driving on Los Osos Valley Road turned southbound and struck him.

The officers present gave Ms. Boswell CPR. He was rushed to the emergency room, where he was pronounced dead.