Driver In Fatal Collision Identified

The woman who was killed in a fatal traffic collision 154 last Friday morning has been identified as Keri Dee Savala from Santa Barbara. The collision involved a Toyota Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  California Highway Patrol Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Deputies, and Santa Barbara County Fire Department personnel responded to the scene. A Santa Barbara County Fire Paramedic confirmed that Savala, the only occupant in the Toyota, was deceased on scene.  The vehicle was facing westbound in the eastbound lanes. Both lanes of SR-154 were closed for approximately three hours to investigate the collision. This will be an ongoing investigation.