Warner Deutschman, 58, has been identified by authorities as the deceased in a deadly single-car auto collision that occurred on July 19 in Santa Maria. Passenger Shirley Deutschman, 81, was badly injured in the incident. Mr. Deutschman was driving a minivan on Highway 1 at roughly 6:00 p.m. heading southward when it went off the highway and collided with two parked farm tractors not far from Black Road. First responders took both badly injured occupants of the car to Marian Regional Medical Center. Mr. Deutschman died from his injuries shortly afterward. The accident remains under investigation by authorities.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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