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One Dead, Several Hurt In Bus Accident On South Coast

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An accident involving an MTD bus in downtown Santa Barbara has left one person dead

One person is dead, and at least one other person was seriously injured following an accident involving a bus on the South Coast.

It happened just after 2 Wednesday afternoon, near Chapala and Figueroa Streets in downtown Santa Barbara.

Police are still trying to determine what happened, but it appears an MTD bus hit some pedestrians near the downtown transit center.   Investigators say the bus drove up onto a sidewalk, where the fatality occurred.

There were also some injuries reported on board the bus.

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