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Pedestrian hit, injured on Highway 2

Thu., March 5, 2009, 8:31 a.m.

A pedestrian struck on Highway 2 in Airway Heights is expected to live, officials said this morning.

Craig A. Hrivnak Pate, 19, is at Deaconess Medical Center.

Pate was walking near Spoko-Fuel about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday when he stepped into the left eastbound lane of the highway and was hit, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The driver of a 2004 Kia was not under the influence of drugs and alcohol, officials said. Loren D. Lee, 43, of Reardan has not been cited in the incident.

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