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Santa Barbara man dies days after being struck by vehicle

Santa Barbara police
Posted at 4:46 PM, Mar 17, 2022

Santa Barbara police say a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle while crossing State Street earlier this week has died.

The collision occurred on Monday, March 14, at around 8:30 p.m.

Police say Justin Howze Juniel, 40, of Santa Barbara was attempting to cross State Street at Broadmoor Plaza when he was struck. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries but passed away on Wednesday, March 16.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash. They say DUI does not appear to be a factor.