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.
The northbound lanes of #US101 are closed approximately one-mile north of the Interchange with State Route 217 in Santa Barbara County due to a traffic incident. There is no estimated time for re-opening. @PIOJimShivers @Alexa_Bertola @CHP_SantaBarb— Caltrans District 5 (@CaltransD5) November 11, 2022
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.