1 dead after fatal crash on Highway 101 in Santa Cruz

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Heavy rain was pouring over Santa Cruz Wednesday morning when a deadly crash occurred on Highway 1. 

According to CHP’s traffic incident website, the crash happened around 7:43 a.m. when a driver lost control in the southbound lanes. The car went up an embankment and flipped. 

One person was killed in the incident. 


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