Stacy Mulick from The Olympian reports this morning:
“A 58-year-old man was hit and killed Wednesday night as he walked along state Route 507 in Rainier, the Washington State Patrol reported.”
“The trucks driver, a 42-year-old Yelm man, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide.”
More from KIRO-TV 7 in Seattle & the AP:
UPDATE: April 27
“Richard Lee Peace, 51, was being held Friday at the Thurston County Jail on suspicion of one count of vehicular homicide. His bail is set at $200,000.
Donald R. Moore, 58, was walking on the right shoulder of state Route 507 near Binghampton Drive about 9 p.m. Wednesday when a driver crossed over the fog line and hit the pedestrian from behind, said Trooper Guy Gill.
Moore died at the scene.”
Read more from Jeremy Pawloski in The Olympian.