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Local Elderly Man Dies After Being Hit By Truck

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SEATTLE (AP) — An 88-year-old man has died after being hit by a dump truck as he walked in Seattle.

Police say the man was in an intersection Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a 2007 Kenworth dump truck.

KOMO-TV reports he was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he died a short time later. He was not immediately identified.

Officers reportedly checked the 38-year-old truck driver for signs of drug or alcohol impairment but didn’t find any.

Traffic detectives are investigating.

 

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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