Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

Detectives seek witnesses to fatal Lind hit-and-run

LIND – Washington State Patrol detectives are still seeking witnesses to a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality Oct. 30 on U.S. Highway 395.

Nicholas A. Cooper, 31, of Lakewood, was killed in the incident near Milepost 81.

Troopers believe Cooper was killed about 3:30 a.m. after possibly being hit by a white passenger vehicle, “whose driver may or may not know their vehicle(s) struck a pedestrian.”

Cooper’s body was later found and an Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputy notified his next of kin.

According to the patrol, the unknown vehicle was southbound and struck Cooper in the passing lane of...


Reader Comments(0)