Pedestrian hit by semi on I-5 in Vancouver, dies


All northbound lanes are currently closed

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi truck on Interstate-5 at 39th Street in Vancouver Sunday evening, said Washington State Patrol.

The fatal crash happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. All northbound lanes are currently closed, said state patrol.

Drivers should expect delays in the area and take an alternate route. Traffic is being diverted to Eastbound State Road 500. Authorities did not give an estimate of when the highway would be reopened to traffic.

KOIN 6 News will continue to follow this story.

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