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Santa Ana Woman Dies in Highway 101 Accident

Cause of Tuesday Morning Rollover Still Under Investigation


A single vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday, June 23, at 8:52 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Highway 101, north of Refugio State Beach, killed one woman and injured a second, according to a June 24 press release from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. The vehicle left the road, crossed the center divider, and came to a stop in the southbound lanes.

Tina Anh Duong, 42, of Santa Ana, California, was partially ejected from the vehicle. She died on the scene. Additionally, a 12-year-old female passenger was sent to an area hospital. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by the California Highway Patrol. Drugs and alcohol are not considered to be a factor in the accident.

Christine Grace Rendon is an Independent intern.

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