A 25-year-old Tacoma man standing on state Route 18 in Auburn was hit and killed by a pickup truck early Wednesday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The man has not been identified.
Troopers said the man was standing in a westbound lane just west of state Route 181 when the truck hit him shortly after midnight. The man was flagging down vehicles on the off-ramp, KIRO-TV reported.
The 70-year-old driver waited for police to arrive and was not arrested.
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Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be involved.
The road was closed for three hours while the State Patrol investigated.
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