• Pedestrian hit by Metro bus on SR 509

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    SEATTLE - A pedestrian died from his injuries after he was struck by a Metro bus in South Seattle.

    It happened at about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday in the northbound lanes of SR 509, just south of the First Avenue South Bridge.

    Washington State Patrol said a man was sitting on a metal box on South Kenyon and Occidental when he hopped the barrier, ran across the northbound lanes of SR 509 and was hit by a Metro bus traveling in the HOV lane.

    No one on the bus was injured.

    The man, 35, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. He later died from his injuries. 

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