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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Hazel Dell

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HAZEL DELL, WA (KPTV) -

A man died after being hit by a car on Highway 99 in Hazel Dell.

Witnesses told deputies the man had been hit by a Ford Mustang just south of the intersection of Highway 99 and NE 78th Street at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies said it appeared the man, identified Thursday as 45-year-old James Grubbs, was not crossing in a marked crosswalk. Traffic was also described as heavy at the time of the collision.

Paramedics took Grubbs to the hospital, where he died shortly after arriving.

Deputies said the driver cooperated fully with the investigation and is not expected to face any criminal charges.

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