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Driver in fatal crash near SLO airport last week has died

A man who was test-driving a car when it crashed in San Luis Obispo last week died Tuesday night at a local hospital, the CHP confirmed Thursday.

Hussan Dajani — whom the CHP previously identified as Hussan Najani — died from the injuries he suffered in the Sept. 20 crash on Buckley Road near San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport.

Charges hadn't been filed yet against the 47-year-old San Luis Obispo resident because the CHP was still gathering evidence at the time of his death, authorities said.

Dajani had answered a Craigslist ad listed by the Nadalsky family to sell their 2003 Lexus.

The crash killed Dan Nadalsky, 53, who was riding in the front passenger seat during the test-drive.

Nadalsky and Dajani were the only two people in the Lexus.

A witness told the CHP that Dajani took a left curve on Buckley Road at 70 mph when signs there caution drivers to go 30 mph at the curve.

The Lexus crashed into a 2002 Toyota Tacoma driven by Alan Evenson, 51, of Arroyo Grande. Evenson had a broken leg and was later released from Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo.

The Lexus was also tested for mechanical failure as part of standard procedure, but authorities said Thursday that the results are not yet available.

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