Nipomo man killed in head-on crash near Santa Barbara

NoozhawkFebruary 27, 2014 

A Nipomo man was killed Wednesday in a head-on collision on Highway 154 near Santa Barbara.

CAPT. DAVID SADECKI — Santa Barbara County Fire Department

A Nipomo man was killed in a head-on crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 154 near Santa Barbara, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at about 2:40 p.m. when an eastbound Hyundai sedan driven by Michael A. Okerblom, 31, of Nipomo struck a dirt embankment north of the roadway, then slammed into a westbound Lexus SUV just west of San Antonio Creek Road, the CHP said.

Okerblom was declared dead at the scene. Read more at »

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