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Pedestrian Killed on U.S. 97

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WAPATO, Wash. -- One person is dead after being hit by a car on U.S. Highway 97 near Wapato. It happened Saturday night around 8 p.m. near milepost 66.

Officials from the Department of Transportation say there was a collision involving a pick-up truck pulling a trailer, a semi, and a pedestrian.

Both northbound lanes of U.S. 97 were closed. Yakama Tribal Police was detouring traffic around the accident scene onto Progressive Road. Traffic on U.S. 97 was expected to be back to normal around 11:30 p.m.

State Patrol and The Yakama Tribal Police are investigating this accident.