Lynnwood man in custody after pedestrian is killed in crash

The sheriff’s office said detectives are investigating the suspect for DUI, hit and run, and vehicular homicide.

LYNNWOOD — A man died and another was taken into police custody following a Tuesday morning crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian near Lynnwood.

The crash was reported around 8:30 a.m. in the 15800 block of 35th Avenue W.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit was called to the scene, where deputies found a man dead on the shoulder of the road.

The suspect fled the scene of the crash, the sheriff’s office reported.

Minutes later, deputies located the suspected vehicle involved on 164th Street SW and made a traffic stop near 161st Street SE and Bothell Everett Highway. The driver, a 53-year-old Lynnwood man, was taken into custody for investigation of DUI, vehicular homicide and hit and run.

The road was closed for several hours Tuesday morning while detectives investigated the scene.

Positive identification of the man who died, as well as the cause and manner of his death, will be determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.

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