| Ventura County Star
One person died after a vehicle overturned and caught fire near the Main Street off-ramp of northbound Highway 101 in Ventura on Wednesday night.
The crash was reported at 9:13 p.m. on the northbound Highway 101 off-ramp at East Main Street near South Mills Road.
Crews arrived on scene to find a vehicle on its roof engulfed in flames with the fire spreading to nearby brush, according to California Highway Patrol.
Firefighters with the Ventura Fire Department responded to extinguish the blaze. One occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
CHP temporarily blocked lanes to conduct an investigation into the crash. No further information was immediately available.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
Jeremy Childs is a breaking news and public safety reporter covering the night shift for the Ventura County Star. He can be reached by calling 805-437-0208 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find him on Twitter @Jeremy_Childs.