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Rescue workers free a man that was hit and pinned down by a bus at the intersection of De la Vina and Figueroa Streets.

Paul Wellman

Rescue workers free a man that was hit and pinned down by a bus at the intersection of De la Vina and Figueroa Streets.


Man Killed by Bus Identified

Robert Ward Keeler, 67, Run over by MTD at Figueroa and De la Vina Streets on February 2


The Santa Barbara Police Department has released the name of the man run over by a Metropolitan Transit District bus on February 2 near the corner of Figueroa and De la Vina streets. The 67-year-old man’s name was Robert Ward Keeler.

The police also said that the investigation into what caused the accident, which happened in the afternoon at about 4 p.m., has not concluded.

Any readers who have more information on Keeler or would like to memorialize him can send their thoughts to tips@independent.com.



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