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UPDATE: Pedestrian dead after being struck by car, Hwy 101 now open in Santa Barbara

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Posted at 2:52 AM, Nov 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-11 10:13:24-05

UPDATE 7:12 a.m.:

All lanes are now open according to Caltrans.

UPDATE 4:45 a.m.:
Caltrans District 5 is reporting that they don't have a re-opening time, so the road will not be accessible within the previous two-hour window.

One pedestrian is dead after being struck while crossing Hwy101 in Santa Barbara early Friday morning. 

The California Highway Patrol reported the incident at 1:50 a.m., and they pronounced the man dead at the scene. An oncoming car had struck him. 

The incident happened on the northbound side of the highway, between the Patterson and Fairview Avenue entrances. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department says that the area will remain closed for the next 2 hours.

CHP will investigate the death.