Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle near Encore Drive
SANTA BARBARA, CA (July 5, 2019) – An accident on Modoc Road claimed the life of a pedestrian, early Friday morning. Authorities withheld the identity of the victim, pending notification of next of kin.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 12:40 AM. Due to unknown reasons, a vehicle struck a pedestrian near Encore Drive.
Emergency responders pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. It is unknown whether or not the driver of the vehicle remained to cooperate with investigators.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the events that led to the fatal collision. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available. Please check back for updates.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with them during this challenging time. May the departed rest in peace.
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