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Man killed in wreck was under influence of drugs, alcohol

Toxicology results for an Oceano man who died in a traffic collision recently showed he was under the influence of drugs and alcohol, California Highway Patrol officials said Wednesday.

Victor Manuel Garcia Trejo, 22, had a blood alcohol level of 0.13 percent and was under the combined influence of methamphetamine and marijuana during the April 26 collision that killed him, CHP officials said.

Trejo was driving a Honda sedan around 11:30 p.m. on Highway 154 in Santa Barbara County near Seven Oaks Ranch when he rounded a curve and drove off the road. CHP officials determined the cause of the wreck is driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

Francisco Javier Vega, 23, also of Oceano, was a passenger in the car and was injured during the collision.

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