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Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Santa Barbara

Posted at 1:35 PM, Mar 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-29 15:44:54-04

UPDATE (Monday) - The sheriff's office has identified the woman as Lee Ann MacMillan, 28, of Santa Barbara.

UPDATE (4:23 p.m.) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, which is handling the investigation, says the pedestrian was a female and died from her injuries.


ORIGINAL STORY: Authorities responded to reports of a train hitting a pedestrian in the Santa Barbara area Friday afternoon.

Few details were immediately available, but the county says it happened at about 1:13 p.m. near Modoc Road and Hollister Avenue.

No other information was immediately available.