59-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead after Three-Car Collision near Black Road

SANTA MARIA, CA (June 19, 2023) – Thursday afternoon, Leticia Rivera Aguilar was killed in a 3-vehicle accident on Mahoney Road.

Authorities responded to the scene at the 2600 block of Mahoney Road just north of Black Road around 1:00 p.m., on June 1st.

For reasons under investigation, three vehicles collided in the area. Paramedics arrived and airlifted 59-year-old Aguilar, of Santa Maria to Cottage Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

In addition, medics took two others to a nearby hospital for further treatment. Meanwhile, the fourth occupant remained uninjured.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Leticia Rivera Aguilar who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


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