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Jose Mario Velez Death – How did Jose Mario Velez die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes

Jose Mario Velez Cause of death – What happened?

  • Date of death: June 28, 2021
  • Death Age: 47-year-old
  • Cause of Death : vehicle crash

A Lompoc man killed Monday in single-vehicle crash just south of Santa Maria following a pursuit with Vandenberg Space Force Base security personnel was identified on Wednesday.

Jose Mario Velez, 47, died after his 2017 GMC Denali 2500 went off the road south of the “Y” interchange of highways 1 and 135 shortly before 10 p.m., according to Raquel Zick, a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s spokeswoman.

The pursuit began at about 9:30 p.m. when personnel from Vandenberg’s 30th Security Forces Squadron allegedly observed the Velez driving erratically.

The security forces attempted to initiate a traffic stop on Velez’s vehicle, but he fled heading northbound on Highway 1, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Jason Traughber.

Jose Mario Velez Obituary, Funeral Arrangement

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