Single Car Involved in Fatal Accident on Highway 101 in Carpinteria
CARPINTERIA, CA (May 26, 2021) – Police confirmed that a woman died in a car accident on Highway 101 on April 30.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 58-year-old Diane Hunter of Goleta. According to the Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer, Hunter retired in 2018 as a Records Clerk Supervisor with the Sheriff’s Office.
California Highway Patrol responded to reports of a vehicle versus tree near Summerland Friday evening last month. The crash happened on Highway 101 northbound just north of the Padaro Lane off-ramp at around 6:30 p.m.
Based on a report, Hunter was driving on the northbound lane of the highway prior to the crash. Due to unknown reasons, the vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a tree.
As a result, Hunter died at the scene.
Carpinteria-Summerland Fire officials were the ones to respond in the area. Crews instated a hard closure of the right lane while officials assess the scene.
At this point, no other details are available. In addition, the car accident is still under investigation.
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Diane Hunter.
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