Pedestrian dead after tripping in front of car in Everett

Pedestrian dead after tripping in front of car in Everett

Credit: KING

Witnesses said a pedestrian trying to cross Highway 99 in Everett, Wash., tripped and was hit by a car, Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on June 15, 2011 at 4:43 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 15 at 5:46 PM

EVERETT, Wash. – A car hit and killed a pedestrian Wednesday afternoon, blocking several lanes on Highway 99 in South Everett.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes at Lincoln Way. Check your traffic

Witnesses told the Washington State Patrol that the pedestrian tried to cross the highway, but tripped and fell, then was hit by the car.

All southbound lanes were blocked as well as one northbound lane during the investigation. Sign up for traffic text alerts

WSP initially only identified the victim as an older man. He did not have any identification. The driver of the car, a 30-year-old Everett man, is OK but very shaken.
 

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