Vehicle Accident near Lateral A Road Left One Dead

YAKIMA COUNTY, WA (July 20, 2023) – Late Tuesday night, a man was killed in a deadly pedestrian crash on West Wapato Road. The incident occurred at around 11:15 p.m., on July 18th, on the 2300 block of West Wapato Road, involving a pedestrian and a vehicle, the Yakima County Sheriff’s Deputies said. Furthermore, witnesses told the authorities that the pedestrian was already on the road before he was struck by the vehicle. Responding authorities pronounced the man dead at the scene due to the extent of his injuries. After the crash, the driver who hit the pedestrian remained at the scene and was questioned by the authorities. At this time, the identity of the victim has not yet been released. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying him. Further investigation is still underway and anyone with information is urged to call the YCSO at 509-574-2500.
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