Pedestrian hit and killed by vehicle while walking in middle of road
Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at 1:18 pm
KENT, WA – A vehicle struck and killed a male pedestrian Saturday night while the pedestrian was walking in the middle of the roadway, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
Vehicle vs pedestrian fatality collision. 27100 BLK E Valley HWY the driver is on-scene and cooperating, no signs of impairment. The male pedestrian was walking in the middle of the road prior to being struck by the vehicle. MARR Detectives are responding to investigate.
— King County Sheriff’s Office PIO (@kingcosoPIO) August 1, 2020
The accident occurred in the 27100 block of East Valley Highway around 1 a.m. Saturday. The King County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the driver did not seem to be impaired and they stayed on the scene to cooperate with investigators.
It is not clear why the pedestrian was walking in the middle of the road. The victim’s identity has not been released.
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