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Woman Arrested On Felony DUI Charge After Fatal Head On Car Crash On Central Coast

(Santa Barbara County Fire Department Photo)
One dead, one seriously injured following head-on crash on Central Coast

A fatal head-on crash on the Central Coast has turned into a potential felony DUI case.

One person is dead, and a second seriously injured following the crash just after 10 last night, near West Ocean Avenue, and Douglas Avenue in the Lompoc area. CHP officers say a car being driven westbound on Ocean Avenue by Abigal Morrissey of Santa Maria made a turn in front of an oncoming eastbound car. The driver of the eastbound car, Victoria Levinson of Santa Maria, was fatally injured.

Morrissey was arrested on a felony DUI charge.

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.