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Northbound I-5 in Mount Vernon now open after pedestrian fatally struck

All northbound lanes of I-5 in Skagit County were closed for several hours after a pedestrian was struck and killed early Tuesday morning.

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — All lanes of northbound Interstate 5 in Mount Vernon were closed for several hours Tuesday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed.

The pedestrian was killed after being struck by multiple vehicles near Anderson Road (milepost 225) around 2 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Heather Axtman.

Trooper Axtman said the victim was lying in the roadway when they were struck.

All northbound lanes of I-5 reopened around 6:40 a.m.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.