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Bicyclist killed in Santa Barbara crash identified

Posted at 5:24 PM, Jul 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-09 20:25:27-04

A bicyclist who died after being struck by an SUV in Santa Barbara has been identified as Daniel Robinson, 54, a transient from the Santa Barbara area.

The crash happened at about 12:40 a.m. on Friday, July 5.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the SUV driver did not see Robinson before she hit him. He reportedly was not wearing a helmet or any lights or reflectors and was riding outside the bicycle lane.

He was ejected from his bike and died despite first responders’ efforts to perform life-saving measures.

The SUV driver was not arrested.

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CHP: Bicyclist hit, killed by driver in Santa Barbara