Man Exiting His Vehicle Hit, Killed in Tukwila Pedestrian Accident on 5 Freeway
TUKWILA, WA (January 5, 2023) – Tukwila police confirmed that a man was killed in an accident on 5 Freeway on December 27.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision happened at the intersection of Highway 599 just before 3:00 AM.
Based on a report, the 33-year-old male driver rear-ended another vehicle prior to the crash. Subsequently, he stepped out of his car and was struck by a third vehicle.
As a result, the man died in the incident. Officials did not yet release the victim’s name, pending kin notification.
Also, the accident closed multiple lanes of the roadway for about four hours while authorities responded to the scene.
As of now, the investigation into the case remains ongoing. In addition, no other details are available.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
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