1 Person Killed In A Multi-Vehicle In Lompoc Valley (Lompoc Valley, CA)

February 12, 2024 – Nationwide Report®

A tragic head-on collision occurred Sunday afternoon in the Lompoc Valley, resulting in one fatality and another individual sustaining injuries. The multi-vehicle accident, which occurred on Highway 246 west of Mission Gate Road around 3:40 p.m., involved a sedan and a pickup truck.

According to fire Capt. Scott Safechuck of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the female driver of the sedan was found to be fatally injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver of the pickup was transported to Lompoc Valley Medical Center for treatment of minor to moderate injuries.

The identity of the deceased driver has not been disclosed pending notification of relatives. Highway 246 was temporarily closed between Mission Gate and Sweeney roads as authorities from the California Highway Patrol investigated the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash.

Source: Nooz Hawk

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