Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing SR 509

Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing SR 509

The roof of a police patrol car at night, with the blue and red lights flashing. Photo: kali9/Getty Images/iStockphoto

KING COUNTY, Wash. — A pedestrian crossing State Route 509 was struck and killed Saturday morning in King County.

Washington State Patrol troopers said a car was traveling northbound on SR 509 at South 112th Street when a 23-year-old man was attempting to cross the road and did not grant the car the right of way.

The man died at the scene, troopers said.

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It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.

The incident is under investigation.