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Highway 1 On Central Coast Closed For Five Hours Following Fatal Head On Crash

Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2014 12:57pm

A fatal head on traffic accident closed Highway 1 on the Central Coast for about five hours.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. today, on Highway 1 north of Jalama Beach Road.  A northbound car being driven by Mirella Hernandez of Lompoc drifted across Highway 1′s center line, and into a southbound vehicle.  The 29 year old woman died at the scene.

The two people in the second vehicle suffered serious injuries, but are expected to survive.

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