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Feb 6, 2014 6:36 PM by Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News

Teen injured in Highway 1 crash near Lompoc dies

One of the people injured in a crash on Highway 1 near Lompoc last week has died, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. It is the second death from the accident.

Officials say Ricky Santos-Lomeli, 18, from Lompoc, died after suffering major injuries in the January 30 crash on Highway 1, just north of Jalama Beach Road.

CHP says Mirella Hernandez's Honda Civic crossed into the southbound side of the highway and collided head-on with the Chrysler PT Cruiser Santos-Lomeli and Karla Santos-Lomeli, 25, were in.

Hernandez, 29, from Lompoc, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Karla Santos-Lomeli was taken to the hospital with major injuries.

Her current condition is not known at this time.

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