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Pedestrian fatally struck on I-90 near North Bend

NORTH BEND, Wash. — A pedestrian on Interstate 90 was hit and killed by at least one car on Wednesday night.

At about 10 p.m., someone was sitting in the second of the three eastbound lanes near North Bend when they were hit by a car, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The first car to hit the victim stopped on the right shoulder and waited for police.

Troopers said an unknown number of vehicles hit the victim.

The highway was blocked for about three hours.

The circumstances of why the victim was sitting on the highway are not known.

The victim’s identity has not been released.