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Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 101 Near Goleta

By Renee Nordstrand on July 16, 2013

An Orange County woman is dead after a flatbed truck crossed the median on Highway 101 near Goleta and crashed head-on into her pickup truck. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is still investigating why the accident happened. reports that the 2008 International Durastar flatbed truck was traveling north on Highway 101 and was hauling agricultural containers for Greenheart Farms when the accident occurred. The driver of the flatbed truck claimed that the brakes on the truck locked up, which caused him to veer into the southbound lanes of Highway 101. The CHP has not confirmed that as the cause of the devastating head-on crash. Read the rest »


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