Pedestrian killed along Highway 99 near Paine Field

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EVERETT, Wash. —

A pedestrian was killed Friday morning after he was struck by a vehicle in Everett, authorities said.    

The incident happened around 6 a.m. along Highway 99  Airport Road near Paine Field in south Everett.

Deputies responded to the location after a report of a collision involving a vehilce and pedestrian.

According to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, investigators believe a driver in a gray pickup was traveling eastbound on Airport Road and struck a pedestrian attempting to cross the street.

KIRO 7 Eyewitness News spoke with Brent Dawson, who was driving when he saw the pickup run a red light.

“Oh yeah, they blew through the light because it was green and I was going to go, but I heard the tires and I glanced up and saw the truck coming,” said Dawson.

Investigators shut down a stretch of the highway after the collision.

A Snohomish County medical examiner identified the pedestrian as 51-year-old David Carl Murray.

According to police, the driver didn’t look impaired.

Police will continue to investigate the collision and plan to check the cameras at the intersection.