SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA — One person died Wednesday morning after being hit by a vehicle that fled the scene on Interstate 5 in Marysville, reports KOMO News.
The incident took place on the northbound lanes of I-5 near State Route 529 and was first reported by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) at about 8:25 a.m.
At this time, it remains unclear whether the pedestrian, whose identity remains undisclosed, was in the roadway at the time of the crash. No information has been released indicating the type of vehicle involved.
Washington State Patrol officials said the striking vehicle fled the scene before first responders arrived.
Two northbound lanes of I-5 were shut down for about three hours during the emergency response and initial investigation. By 10:25 a.m., one northbound lane was reopened, and by 11:00 a.m., all travel lanes were restored to traffic.
As more information is made available, this blog will be updated.
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