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By Roger Harnack
The Journal 

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Hwy 24


Last updated 9/19/2022 at 1:46pm

OTHELLO – The Washington State Patrol is looking for information on hit-and-run incident that left a pedestrian dead.

The victim remains unknown, as does the driver of an unknown vehicle.

According to the state patrol, the crash occurred at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, near Milepost 79 of state Highway 24.

A westbound vehicle struck a westbound pedestrian, the patrol reported. The driver of the unidentified vehicle then fled the scene westbound on the highway.

Emergency responders arriving on scene found a deceased man, the patrol reported.

Troopers have yet to identify the victim.


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