Fatal Collision in Lompoc

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Fatal Collision in Lompoc
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Updated by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office

Just before noon today, September 2017, a male employee working at a vineyard in the 2300 block of Sweeney Road in Lompoc was fatally injured in an industrial accident. The decedent was in a pick-up truck with attached trailer. During the process of a forklift being loaded onto the back of the trailer, the truck and trailer began to slide and became jackknifed. The decedent was fatally injured when he attempted to exit the vehicle and became pinned between the truck and the trailer.

The decedent has been identified as being 60-year-old Adan Guerrero Villa of Lompoc. Next of kin has been notified.

Cal/OSHA was also notified of the accident. 

Reported by Edhat Staff

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reports a fatal traffic collision in the 2300 Block of Sweeny Road in Lompoc. A male passenger was trapped between a truck and trailer.

Edhat will update this story with more information when it becomes available.

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Ducky Sep 22, 2017 07:52 AM
Fatal Collision in Lompoc

If I were this poor guys' next of kin, this info would be TMI. Peace to his family.

bs61 Sep 21, 2017 05:44 PM
Fatal Collision in Lompoc

God bless our 1st Responders and RIP Mr Working man. No one plans to stat their day like this.

REX OF SB Sep 21, 2017 05:04 PM
Fatal Collision in Lompoc

I don't think it was a collision. Apparently the victim was trying to load a forklift onto a trailer and was crushed between the trailer and the pickup.

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