Fatal collision involving car, pedestrian blocks several lanes of I-5

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY — One person was killed in a collision involving a car and a pedestrian Saturday morning on I-5.

The right two southbound lanes of I-5 were blocked at 172nd Street NE / SR 531 as of 11:00 a.m.

Trooper Mark Francis said this appears to be a tragic accident. The victim’s father stopped on the shoulder to secure a load while his adult son waited in the car. Then another car came over and struck the victim.

WSP said the driver did was not believed to be impaired.

The scene was expected to be cleared by 1:00 p.m.

No further information was released.

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  • Jana Wheeler

    So sad. Out of control vehicles killing people unsuspecting problems. Stop driving irresponsibly. That’s what causes problems.

  • Margret Gudger

    I’m so sick about car accidents. People do not take resposability. Driving is a serious thing. Respect the rules because you dont want to put others people’s live at risk besides accidents causes a lot of traffic, which drive me nuts

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