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Santa Maria rollover crash claims second victim

Tricia Jensen, Leann Stauffer killed in crash

Santa Maria rollover crash claims...

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - The family of 37 year old Tricia Jensen says she passed away Tuesday after being placed on life support following the rollover crash early Monday morning. 37 year old Leann Stauffer died at the scene.

The single vehicle accident happened at about 1:30am Monday morning on Highway 135 north of Lakeview Road near Waller Park.

The CHP says the driver of a 2016 Lexus sedan, identified as 25 year old Cameron Oliver of Santa Maria, was driving at a high rate of speed in the rain, made an unsafe turning movement and lost control of the vehicle as it was heading northbound on Highway 135 toward Santa Maria.

The car left the highway, crashed into a fence and concrete bench, rolled over and wound up in the middle of Orcutt Road.

Killed at the scene was Leann Stauffer of Santa Maria who has two children.

Tricia Jensen, a popular local youth sports coach and mother of three children, died Tuesday in the hospital after being placed on life support.

The CHP says both women were riding in the back seat of the car.

The fourth person in the car, identified by the CHP as 38 year old Brian Freeborn of Santa Maria, was in the front right passenger seat and sought his own medical treatment for a scalp laceration.

The driver, Cameron Oliver, was treated for a seatbelt abrasion and charged with driving under the influence.

He has since posted $100,000 bail and is no longer in Santa Barbara County Jail custody.

"I don't know anything about him, its just a really sad situation for all the families involved, two lives were lost, but I'm sure many, many lives have been affected, those that were close", said Jaimie Bosley who visited the crash scene with her daughter Tuesday afternoon and paid respects at a makeshift roadside memorial to the victims, "his family I'm sure will be affected, their families, Trish has children, all of whom will be affected for the rest of their lives, its sad, but a poor decision and mistake and then so many people suffer afterwards."

Cameron Oliver is expected to make his first court appearance on the charge or charges against him early next month.


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