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Hit-and-run remains unsolved

LIND — The Washington State Patrol is still looking for a driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian last October.

On Nov. 1, the body of Nicholas A. Cooper, 31, of Lakewood, was discovered near Milepost 81 of U.S. Highway 395.

Cooper was pronounced deceased at the scene two miles east of the city at about 3:41 a.m., the patrol reported at the time. An Adams County deputy notified the next of kin.

The patrol said Cooper was killed in a hit-and-run incident.

According to the patrol, an unknown vehicle was southbound and struck Cooper in the passing lane of the highway. The driver th...


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