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Second Person Dies As A Result Of Head-On Traffic Accident In Ventura County

A second person has died following a head-on traffic accident in Ventura County.  The collision happened last Thursday.  Two vehicles hit each other on Hillcrest Drive, near Quinta Vista Drive, in Thousand Oaks.

One of the vehicles burst into flames.  The woman inside the vehicle which caught on fire was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the other vehicle was seriously injured.  There was word on Sunday that he had also died.  There was no one else in the two vehicles.  The names of the victims haven't been released.

Thousand Oaks Police are trying to determine what led to the collision.

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.