SEATTLE, WA – A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed when crossing southbound I-5 just north of I-90 on Saturday evening.
According to Kent Reporter, the pedestrian was identified as 39-year-old Khanh Huynh from Kent. It is unknown why he was crossing the highway in a restricted pedestrian zone.
He was struck by two vehicles in two different lanes. Neither driver, ages 27 & 37, were injured. Huynh was pronounced dead at the scene.
Both drivers pulled over after the accident. No charges are pending in the fatal collision.
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