One person was killed Wednesday night in a fiery vehicle crash on Highway 101 in Orcutt, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
Emergency personnel were dispatched shortly before 7:30 p.m. to the southbound freeway lanes at Clark Avenue.
The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, bursting into flames with a person inside, according to emergency radio traffic.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesperson Mike Eliason reported that a single male occupant was found dead upon arrival.
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Additional details were not immediately available.