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Traffic Accident Kills One, Ties Up Traffic On Highway In Ventura County

Posted on Monday, October 14, 2013 12:11am

A Ventura County teen is dead, after a traffic accident on Highway 126 in Ventura County which closed the highway for hours.

The accident happened just after 10 p.m. Saturday, at the intersection of Ventura Street, and Santa Clara Avenue in Fillmore.  Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies say a car driven by an 18 year old Fillmore resident pulled out onto Ventura Street, which is also Highway 126,  in front of an oncoming vehicle.

The teen was pronounced dead of the scene of the accident.  The section of the highway where the accident happened was closed for about four hours.  The name of the victim hasn’t been released yet.  The two people in the other vehicle escaped with minor injuries.

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