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Three dead in early morning crash on Highway 101 southbound

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Posted at 4:13 AM, Aug 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-25 08:16:57-04

Three people are dead after a crash on Highway 101 early Wednesday morning.

According to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, three people are dead after two vehicles collided and caught on fire on Highway 101 southbound near El Capitan Ranch Road in Goleta early Wednesday morning. The department says extrication of the victims was required. The crash happened just before 2:30am Wednesday. Highway 101 southbound is closed at Las Varas Canyon Road.

Santa Barbara County Fire had three engines on-scene extinguishing the vehicle fires.

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