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Man Killed While Trying To Cross 101 Freeway in Santa Barbara County Identified

Posted on Sunday, July 3, 2011 11:20pm

A man was struck, and killed while trying to run across the 101 Freeway near the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara late Saturday night.

The accident happened around 10:15 p.m.  It triggered a series of minor traffic accidents, which closed the freeway for more than two hours.  No one else was seriously injured.

The man has been identified as 22-year-old Ricardo Madrigal.

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