The eastbound lanes of River Road were shut down Tuesday night after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle, Puyallup police said.
The victim has not been identified.
It was about 8:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of River Road that the 31-year-old woman was hit by a 43-year-old Sumner man traveling east.
“The pedestrian appears to have been in the roadway,” Capt. Ryan Portmann said.
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After striking the woman, the driver pulled over and called 911.
Police said eastbound River Road at 18th Street NW will be closed for hours. A detour is in place.