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UPDATE: Pedestrian struck by truck pronounced dead at hospital

Bicyclist suffers major injuries in collision with car in Atascadero
Posted at 1:55 AM, Jul 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-16 22:44:08-04

UPDATE (6:35 a.m.) - According to CHP, the pedestrian struck by an F-150 early Friday morning was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The driver of the truck was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and was released from the scene.

It is unknown at this time if the person hit by the truck was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The incident is under investigation.

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According to Santa Barbara County Fire, a male was hit by a Ford F-150 just before 1:00 a.m. Friday morning heading Northbound on Highway 101 south of Clark Avenue in Orcutt.

California Highway Patrol's Traffic Incident Information page reported the #1 lane was closed temporarily, but has since reopened.

SBC Fire reports the male struck suffered critical injuries and was transported Marian Regional Medical Center. The driver of the truck was not injured.

The incident is under investigation.