Santa Maria Times reports drivers of a two-car motorcade reportedly
carrying California Gov. Gray Davis raced through northern San Luis
Obispo County Aug. 2 traveling 90 mph.
paper reported Aug. 11 the governor “remains tight lipped about
the controversy surrounding an official state motorcade carrying
an unnamed state ‘dignitary’ that flew at more than 90 mph down
paper asked, “Is Davis our mystery man?” “Why is he afraid to talk?”
Meanwhile, The Los Angeles Times later reported “sources” confirmed
Davis was a passenger in the publicly funded car.
Highway Patrol Commissioner D.O. "Spike" Helmick confirmed
two cars were going approximately 90 mph on Highway 46 east of Paso
Robles in San Luis Obispo County where a Templeton-based CHP officer
tried to pull over the fast-moving duo. It’s a dangerous stretch
of road – movie legend James Dean died on California Highway 46.
speed limit on the road is 55 mph. Citing security reasons, officials
wouldn't confirm to The Santa Maria Times the identity of
the person inside the car, other than saying the individual had
attended an event when a plane suffered engine problems and the
entourage switched to automobiles.