Tow truck driver dies after crashing onto a golf course in Camarillo

CAMARILLO, Calif. - A tow truck driver was killed after he lost control of his truck, and drove down an embankment near the Las Posas Country Club. 

It happened ten minutes before 8:00 p.m. Thursday night, on Fairway Drive just north of Deseo Drive.

The California Highway Patrol does not know why the driver lost control of his vehicle. He wa towing another semi-truck at the time of the crash. 

The driver has been identified as 31 year old Romeo Marquez from Panorama City. 

The Ventura County Fire Department said the passenger suffered minor injuries, and was not transported for any injuries. 

This crash happened around the same time as another fatal crash nearly six miles away in the Oxnard Plains.

The Ventura CHP is still investigating the accident, and anyone with information is urged to call 805-662-2640.



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