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Bicyclist killed near Pullman

July 12, 2022 Updated Tue., July 12, 2022 at 9:02 p.m.

A bicyclist in Whitman County was struck and killed by a vehicle 9 miles east of Pullman while traveling along state Highway 270 on Monday night, the Washington State Patrol said in a news release.

The driver was traveling in a Toyota Highlander west on Highway 270 near milepost 9 when Jason P. Wallace, 49, of Moscow, Idaho, crossed from the south side of the road about 8:45 p.m on his bicycle.

Wallace was not wearing reflective gear or a helmet. The driver did not see Wallace and ran into him, WSP said.

Wallace was taken to Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, where he was pronounced dead.

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