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Authorities Identify Two Ventura County Residents Killed In Traffic Accident

Authorities are now identifying two Ventura County residents killed when the car they were in plunged off a state highway outside of Ojai.

CHP investigators say Absalom Rivas and Ruth Zuniga were in a car headed north on Highway 33 near Nordhoff Ridge Road just before 5 p.m. Friday when the vehicle veered off the road.  It landed upside down in a creek.

Both Santa Paula residents were pronounced dead at the scene.  CHP investigators are trying to figure out what led to the crash.