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One dead in crash on 101 northbound Wednesday morning

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Posted at 4:24 AM, Aug 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-25 22:39:07-04

UPDATE: An official with Caltrans says Highway 101 northbound is closed at Winchester Canyon Road and to southbound traffic just north of Dos Pueblos Road. Highway 1 in Lompoc is closed to detour travelers to Highway 246 and Highway 154. There is currently no time estimate on the reopening of Highway 101.

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One person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 northbound Wednesday morning.

According to Santa Barbara County Fire, one person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 northbound near Winchester Canyon just north of Goleta. The crash happened just before 2:15 a.m. Wednesday. As of 2:30 a.m., Highway 101 northbound was closed near Winchester Canyon.