Two killed after car crash in Orcutt, California

by SpeedLux
California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Two were killed after a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 135 south of Orcutt in California on Saturday.

The victims have been identified as Melisa Michelle Gonzalez- Bautista, 18, and Hermilo Vasquez-Mendez, 41.

Both were from Santa Maria.

The crash took place on Saturday night at around 10:15 p.m. when Mendez was driving at a high rate of speed and struck the left-rear side of a car Bautista was a passenger in. After this, Mendez’s car rolled over, and when he left the car and he walked over to the southbound lanes where he was hit and killed by an approaching vehicle.

California Highway Patrol was investigating the crash.

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