Troopers seek witnesses in deadly hit-and-run

Troopers seek witnesses in deadly hit-and-run

Detectives with the Washington State Patrol are seeking witnesses to a fatal hit-and-run last week.

Investigators said on Nov. 20 at 1:18 a.m., Tonya Pearson was hit and killed while walking in the southbound lanes of I-5 near the Bow Hill rest area.

Troopers said Pearson was hit by a pickup truck and a semi-truck.The driver of the pickup truck drove away from the scene.

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During the investigation, troopers found several pieces of debris which are believed to be from the pickup truck.

The debris is associated with a 2008-2010 Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350 or F-450 that is possibly dark in color.

Anyone who may have information about the crash is asked to email or call Detective Kevin Nelson at or 360-654-1140.

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