Fatal Crash in Santa Barbara

A head-on collision on Highway 154 resulted in the death of a 31-year-old Nipomo man. The wreck happened at 2:38 p.m. on Wednesday at Highway 154 and San Antonio Creek Road. Very few details have been released about the cause of this collision. According to KEYT News Channel Three, the passenger side of a Hyundai sedan hit the front of a Lexus. The Hyundai also struck an embankment.

One person was pronounced dead on the scene, the man from Nipomo. Susan Jorgensen of Santa Ynez, the other driver, sustained injuries in the crash. Both directions of the highway had to be closed for over two hours. This crash is still under investigation, and it is unclear whether drugs or alcohol were contributing factors.

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