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Pedestrian struck and killed on Cathedral Oaks in Goleta

fatal traffic crash on Cathedral Oaks
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A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car on Cathedral Oaks Friday

GOLETA, Calif. - Both lanes of Cathedral Oaks Road were closed from Glen Annie Road to Los Carneros Road in Goleta after a major crash Friday night.

The crash happened around 8:36 p.m. between Glen Annie and Los Carneros.

Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesman Mike Eliason said a man in his 30's was walking along Cathedral Oaks when he was struck by a car traveling westbound on the road.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Eliason said the driver of the car was also a man. He did not sustain any injuries during the incident and stayed at the scene for the investigation.

Cathedral Oaks is expected to remain closed for at least a couple more hours while the area is analyzed.

NewsChannel 3 is at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Santa Barbara - South County
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