Articles Tagged With ‘fatality’




Goleta man dies during dirt bike trip near Pozo

Search and rescue personnel found a 57-year-old Goleta man dead after he was reported missing while dirt biking near Pozo on Sunday. Joseph Dean Echavarria appears to have died of natural causes, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Woman dies at Twin Cities after attending music festival at Lake San Antonio

A Ventura woman died at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton early Sunday after being transported away from a music festival at Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County. Doctors pronounced 20-year-old Ventura College student Baylee Ybarra Gatlin dead at... (Continue reading)

One person dies, four injured in Santa Maria DUI crash

One person was killed and four others were injured in an allegedly alcohol-induced accident in Santa Maria early Sunday morning. Just after midnight, there was a crash at Railroad Avenue and Donovan Road. Officers arrived at the scene and found... (Continue reading)

New Jersey man dies in three-car crash on Highway 46

A 29-year-old New Jersey man died and a Cayucos woman was injured in a three-car crash on Highway 46 near the Shandon Rest Area Tuesday night. The collision occurred after the victim drifted into oncoming traffic. After slamming into an... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay mountain climber dies on Mount Whitney

A Morro Bay man slipped and fell while climbing near the 14,494-foot peak of Mount Whitney last month. Jose “Ramiro” Leon Penloza, 29, died in the accident. On April 21, Penloza, an avid climber, was heading up Mount Whitney’s Mountaineer’s... (Continue reading)

Wrong-way driver dies after slamming into big-rig on Highway 101

An elderly Santa Maria man driving the wrong way on Highway 101 crashed head-on into a semi-truck Tuesday night near Los Alamos. The crashed killed the wrong-way driver and sent his van tumbling into the highway median. At approximately 9... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Shell Beach house fire

A man in his 50s died in a Shell Beach house fire Thursday evening. Around 5:30 p.m., a fire broke out on the second floor of a converted apartment building in the 200 block of Esparto Avenue. The building, which... (Continue reading)

Woman killed at highways 41 and 46 “Y”

A motorhome collided with a pickup truck at the “Y” intersection of highways 41 and 46 Thursday afternoon, killing a San Jose woman and injuring several other people. A San Jose teen, who like the deceased woman was ejected from... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man killed in gruesome motorcycle crash

One man is dead after a car collided with a motorcycle in Los Osos on Wednesday, causing the motorcyclist to fly about 150 feet. At about 5:30 p.m., Garrett Zavala, 36, was allegedly driving at speeds of more than 90... (Continue reading)

SLO woman killed in Highway 227 crash

A 68-year-old San Luis Obispo woman reportedly pulled into oncoming traffic on Highway 227 south of SLO on Monday. Charlotte Jane Morgan suffered major injuries in the crash and died later in the day at the hospital. [KSBY] Morgan’s 26-year-old... (Continue reading)