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More Details Released About Traffic Accident That Killed One, Snarled Traffic In Santa Barbara

Authorities are now identifying a motorcyclist killed in a three vehicle collision on Highway 101 which snarled traffic for hours during the afternoon commute in Santa Barbara Monday.

David Joseph Irwin died at a hospital shortly after the crash on the southbound 101 near Cabrillo Boulevard.

The CHP is still trying to determine what happened, but investigators say the accident involved two trucks and the motorcycle. The 27 year old victim was from the Riverside County community of Norco.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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