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Pedestrian killed in Pend Oreille County hit-and-run

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 3, 2021

A person was struck and killed by a driver that fled on Friday night near Cusick, according to a Washington State Patrol news release. 

The pedestrian was in the southbound lane of State Route 20 at milepost 420 when a car traveling in that lane struck the person, the release said.

Responders performed CPR and had a Life Flight helicopter en route as of 10:40 p.m., but the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release.

As of 2:30 a.m., Washington State Patrol had not identified the involved car, driver nor the victim. Their press release did not include age or sex of the victim.

As of 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Washington State Patrol did not have an update on the case, said spokesperson Jeff Sevigney.

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