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Santa Maria man identified as pedestrian hit, killed on Hwy 101 in Goleta

Posted at 2:42 PM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 17:42:40-05

The California Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian who died after being hit along Highway 101 in Goleta Friday night as F. Garlejocasaclang.

Officers say the 78-year-old man from Santa Maria was walking in the slow lane of southbound Highway 101 north of Calle Real just after 11 p.m. when the driver of a Ford E-250 in the same lane came upon Garlejocasaclang and was unable to avoid him.

Garlejocasaclang was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, a 51-year-old man from Granada Hills, was not injured and was not arrested.

The collision remains under investigation.