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Sheriff's Office On-Scene at Pedestrian Fatality Accident
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2013
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
425-388-3377, Breaking News Pager: 425-339-5700
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies are at the scene of an accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian between Highway 99 and Admiralty Way on Airport Way in South Everett. The pedestrian was deceased when units arrived on-scene. The accident occurred at approximately 6 AM and the road is currently closed.
Further information will be released when it becomes available.
It has been confirmed that the pedestrian victim is a male. Identification, as well as cause and manner of death, will be determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office.
The driver of the truck which struck the pedestrian is a male from Mukilteo. Investigators believe the truck was traveling eastbound on Airport Rd. and struck the pedestrian as he attempted to cross Airport Rd. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
The road is expected to be reopened by 9:30 AM.