Two people are dead, and traffic was disrupted following a head-on crash on a major Santa Barbara County highway.
The collision happened just before 3 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 154 on San Marcos Pass, near Painted Cave Road.
CHP officers say an eastbound car crossed the highway’s center line, hitting a westbound pickup truck. The driver and a passenger in the car were pronounced dead at the scene, while the two people in the pickup truck were taken to a hospital with moderate injuries. The names of the victims haven’t been released yet.