Fatal Traffic Collision Near Los Alamos
By edhat staff
A Santa Maria man has died in a solo vehicle collision on Highway 101 near Solomon Grade.
Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to the area between Orcutt and Los Alamos around 6:25 a.m. with CHP and a ground ambulance.
Upon arrival, crews found a single vehicle had gone off the road at a high rate of speed. One person was ejected from the car when it crashed and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Captain Daniel Bertucelli stated they believe the collision happened overnight and was not discovered until Sunday morning.
On Monday the Santa Barbara County Coroner’s Bureau released the identity of the victim as 22-year-old Angel David Morales of Santa Maria.
The cause of the collision is under investigation.