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One person dead after major traffic collision in Santa Maria

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Posted at 10:49 PM, Jan 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-24 06:00:24-05

One person is dead after a major traffic collision in Santa Maria Monday night.

Police say the crash happened at 6:44 p.m. at Main St and Kathleen Ct.

A Cadillac traveling westbound on Main St. crashed into a large box truck that was pulling out onto Main St.

The Cadillac driver, a 21-year-old man, died at the scene of the crash.

Main St. remained closed in the area

for several hours as officers and firefighters investigated the crash.