Police say Horst-Peter Rothar was in a marked crosswalk Monday evening when he was hit by the driver making a turn.
The Union-Bulletin reports the driver may have been blinded by the setting sun.
Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood say Rothar died at a hospital from trauma to his head and body.
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