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News: Pedestrian hit, killed by car on SR-169 in Renton

by | Oct 16, 2023 | Accidents in the News |

KING COUNTY, WA — Washington State Patrol troopers responded to crash Monday morning in Renton that claimed the life of a pedestrian, according to WSP Trooper Rick Johnson.

The fatal incident took place on a stretch of State Route 169 (Renton Maple Valley Highway) at milepost 20, just east of Southeast 174th Avenue. It was first reported shortly before 7:40 a.m.

While the event remains under investigation, officials confirmed that the pedestrian died as a result of injuries sustained from being hit by a vehicle.

Motorists were advised of delays in the area as officials conduct an investigation.

By 10:48 p.m., more than three hours later, the scene was reported cleared, leaving the roadway open to traffic.

No information on the victim or driver has been released, but impairment is not believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.

This blog will be updated as more details are shared.

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