Pedestrian struck, killed along Airport Road in S. Everett

EVERETT, Wash. - A man was struck and killed Friday morning while trying to walk across Airport Road in South Everett, officials said.

Snohomish County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene, along Airport Road between Highway 99 and Admiralty Way, at about 6 a.m. after receiving reports of the accident, said spokeswoman Shari Ireton.

The male pedestrian was found dead at the scene when deputies arrived. Investigators later identified him as 51-year-old David Carl Murray of Mukilteo.

A preliminary investigation found that a truck was headed east on Airport Road and struck the pedestrian as he tried to cross the street. The driver, a Mukilteo man, remained at the scene after the crash and is cooperating with investigators.