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Pedestrian killed in Moran Prairie accident identified

The Spokane County Medical Examiner identified the pedestrian who died in a Moran Prairie collision Wednesday night as 83-year-old Gerald Forsberg.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Forsberg attempted to cross 57th Avenue near South Regal Street around 5 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a GMC pickup traveling east. Forsberg was wearing dark clothing and was not using a crosswalk, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Forsberg’s death was ruled accidental by the Medical Examiner. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.

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