The Buick driver of Oxnard was headed west on Highway 154 — near the Santa Ynez River bridge east of Highway 246 — in a 2010 Buick LaCrosse at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when a deer ran into her path, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Rick Larson.
The left front of the Buick struck the deer, propelling it into the air and into the opposing lane of traffic, where it struck the windshield of an eastbound 2012 Ford Escape, Larson said. The Escape then slammed head-on into a 2010 Toyota Prius driven by Jorgen W. Stufkosky, 39, of Santa Barbara, Larson said.
He was placed on life support and had been fighting for his life until he passed away on 11/16.
Jorgen was no stranger to hardship , but he was a fighter, through and through. He battled cancer multiple times, dealt with a serious kidney issue, and lived his life with type 1 diabetes. Even so, he worked hard to provide a beautiful life to his two young kids , and his wife Heather. He had recently completely Chiropractic school and had his sights aimed to heal others through his practice. He was such a giver!
Jorgen was a beloved son, father, husband, brother, cousin, and friend. He was the kindest, most even keeled person you could ever meet. He was the glue and peacemaker of his family and friends. He always sought to see the best in people and bring people closer together.
These funds will help support Jorgen's family in the hardest transition they will experience. This young family needs our support for medical bills, memorial services, and life's expenses.
Please join us by helping so that this family does not have to deal with the tragic financial burden on top of the grief they are experiencing by losing their father and husband.
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