Man Struck and Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Richland
RICHLAND, WA (February 10, 2023) – The Richland Police Department confirmed that a man died in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Highway 240 on February 5.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision happened at George Washington Way around 2:20 AM. Based on a report, the pedestrian was walking east on the highway at the time of the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, a vehicle struck the man. Then, the driver fled the scene, without aiding the victim.
As a result, an attending coroner pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Officials withheld the victim’s name, pending kin notification.
As of now, WSP is looking for any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the crash. In addition, officials ask anyone with information to contact WSP Detective James Stairet at 509-378-2753 or 509-734-5818 or [email protected].
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
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