Victim Of Fatal 126 Crash Near Santa Paula Identified

Saturday September 22, 2018

     The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the name of the man who died in a crash on Highway 126 near Santa Paula late Thursday night.

     They say 25-year-old Alexander Hupfeld of Ventura was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

     It happened around 10:50 PM Thursday on the westbound 126 Freeway west of Briggs Road.

     The CHP says Hupfeld was in the left lane when for unknown reasons he drifted into the center divider.

     His 2009 Ford Mustang then traveled back across both westbound lanes, hit a raised curb on the right shoulder before it crashed into a eucalyptus tree.

     The CHP says there was no one else in the vehicle and there were no other vehicles involved.