Jorge Betancourt and Aurelio Rocha Jr Killed in Head-On Collision on Corralitos Road near Varni Road in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California (June 4, 2021) – The Santa Cruz County Coroner’s Office has disclosed the identities of two men killed in a head-on collision near Watsonville on Sunday night.
At about 8:30 p.m. May 30, the California Highway Patrol received reports of a two-vehicle collision on Corralitos Road near Varni Road.
The officers determined that 33-year-old Jorge Betancourt, of Freedom and 26-year-old Aurelio Anaya Rocha Jr., of Watsonville, were in a 2003 Ford Mustang that was traveling southbound on Corralitos at a high rate of speed. For unknown reasons, the vehicle drifted into the northbound lanes and collided head-on with an oncoming 1998 Honda Accord.
2 Men Killed in Corralitos Road Head-On Crash near Watsonville Identified
Betancourt and Rocha Jr. were killed in the collision, the CHP said.
The 32-year-old woman who was driving the Honda was rushed to an area trauma center with major injuries.
The authorities were yet to establish if drugs and alcohol were a contributing factor in the collision.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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