On Thursday morning, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on State Street in Santa Barbara. According to reports, A silver Dodge SUV hit the pedestrian while he was crossing the street from Five Points Mall to McDonald’s. The victim was rushed to Cottage Hospital and pronounced dead at 7 a.m. The pedestrian’s identity will not be released until authorities notify family members. The driver is also unidentified, and the Police closed the street for hours of investigation. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the pedestrian. Cars strike pedestrian’s way too often and cause major to fatal injuries. Drivers are likely negligent in these situations. It is your right to seek financial compensation for suffering an injury from a pedestrian accident caused by a negligent driver.