Goleta, CA — A worker was killed in Goleta at a local business when a delivery driver was involved in a fatal accident with his 18-wheeler truck. Police said that 21-year old Jose Ortiz was identified as the deceased driver, who was delivering milk to a business on Aero Camino on Monday night at about 10:45 p.m.
Ortiz, who was contracted via Defrancesco’s Dairy Transport, was critically injured after an unknown accident with his 18-wheeler delivery truck. The accident happened at the Gold Coast Dairy distributor. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but died from his injuries a short time later.
The accident is still being investigated and it’s not clear what happened or what caused the accident. We will provide more updates as the authorities with OSHA release the details of their investigation.
Scene of the Accident