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Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi

A semi-truck that hit and killed a pedestrian this morning in Spokane has been stopped in Wenatchee, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The semi-truck hit a pedestrian at 2nd and Thor just before 6 this morning. The pedestrian, who has not been identified, died from his injuries, KHQ reported.

Spokane police say they’re not sure if the driver knew he hit someone.

Motorists are urged to avoid that area as intersections are blocked off while the investigation continues.