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.
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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