Pedestrian lying in road hit and killed near Montesano

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NEAR MONTESANO, Wash. - A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a SUV while lying in the middle of a road in Grays Harbor County.

The crash occurred on state Route 12 near milepost 13, Washington State Patrol says.

The pedestrian was hit and killed by a silver 2016 Land Rover.

The Land Rover was driving westbound on SR 12, a two-lane highway. The driver saw a vehicle parked on the shoulder of the road and tried to change lanes but hit a pedestrian laying on the ground in lane one.

The road was blocked off for more than 6 hours and 30 minutes.

It's not clear if drugs or alcohol were involved. Troopers are investigating.

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