Two people were killed in a head-on crash on Highway 101 just north of the San Luis Obispo County line Sunday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.
The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. south of Bradley Road when a 60-year-old Salinas man driving south in a 2003 Ford F-350 truck lost control and crossed the dirt center divider into the northbound lanes of Highway 101, the CHP said. The truck, traveling at an unknown speed, collided head-on with a 2010 Honda Civic driven by a 30-year-old woman from Lincoln, Nebraska, the CHP said.
Both the driver of the Honda and the passenger, a 39-year-old man also from Lincoln, were killed in the crash, according to the CHP. Their names have not been released.
The truck also crashed into a Toyota Corolla that was traveling north behind the Honda, the CHP said. The driver of the Toyota was not injured.
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It is not known why the man driving the Ford lost control, the CHP said. All three people in the truck received minor injuries.