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Pedestrian hit, killed by train near Gaviota

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 2:48 PM, Sep 05, 2021

On Sunday around 1:15 p.m., a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train near Gaviota.

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene about a mile south of Mariposa Reina.

Coroners declared the pedestrian dead at the scene. Santa Barbara County Fire Captain Daniel Bertucelli tweeted that train traffic would be affected by the incident.

The investigation into the death is currently ongoing.