Man dies in accident on SR 99 near 1st Ave. South Bridge

A man, 76 years of age, was killed when struck by a car near where SR 509 become SR 99 at around 6:45pm Monday night.

It happened in the northbound lanes just south of the 1st Avenue Bridge.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and has not yet been identified.

Traffic was blocked at the scene as the accident investigation by the Washington State Patrol got underway.

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