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Santa Barbara police seek to identify driver involved in felony hit and run

Posted at 12:28 PM, May 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 19:02:57-04

Police are asking for help to identify a driver after a jogger was injured in a hit and run in Santa Barbara February 9th.

The jogger was crossing Yanonali Street around 11:20 a.m. when she was struck by a white Dodge Dakota pick-up truck.

Police say the driver slowed for the stop sign but failed to come to a complete stop. They say the driver then hit the jogger who was legally crossing the street in an unmarked crosswalk.

Suspect vehicle image courtesy Santa Barbara Police Department


Officers say the driver fled the scene and the jogger received moderate injuries.

Photographs of the vehicle were obtained from a residential surveillance camera near the location of the collision.

Anyone with information about the vehicle or driver is urged to contact Santa Barbara Police Traffic Investigator Carl Kamin at (805) 897-3719.


*This story was corrected to say the incident occurred on February 9th instead of this morning.