Man Dies in Watsonville Accident

Watsonville, CA (May 22, 2018)–An accident on Highway 1 in Watsonville has led to fatality. The crash happened on the morning of May 22.

The fatal crash occurred in the southbound lanes of Highway 1 near Mar Monte Avenue exit. A Chevrolet Suburban heading south veered off Highway 1, crashing into a guardrail. It then flipped over, hit a tree and landed on a steep embankment.

The driver, an 18-year-old man from Santa Cruz, suffered minor injuries. His passenger, a 29-year-old man from Santa Cruz, was not wearing a seat belt. He was ejected from the Suburban and died at the accident scene.

Fatigue appears to be the cause of the crash. No arrests have been made yet.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.

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