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Fatal collision on Highway 154 near Lake Cachuma

Posted at 8:44 PM, May 15, 2020

A major two car collision on Highway 154 resulted in one fatality on Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The collision happened at approximately 5:56 p.m just east of the Lake Cachuma entrance and required heavy extrication, according to Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

Three people were involved in the crash. Two of the patients were able to self extricate and were taken to Cottage Hospital via ambulance; the other was flown to via Cal Star to Cottage Hospital and succumbed to their injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, according to Santa Barbara County Fire.