Man dead after being hit by car on highway near Everett

The driver was arrested for DUI at the scene in the early morning hours.

EVERETT — A man died after being hit by a driver suspected of DUI early Tuesday morning on Highway 529.

Everett Police were called out to the northbound lanes of the highway at 2:50 a.m. for a person on the road north of the Snohomish River. They found an injured man and performed CPR. Responders from the fire department arrived and took over, but stopped after determining the man was dead, Sgt. Maryjane Hacker said.

Another man in his early 30s from Arlington was there and investigated for DUI by the Washington State Patrol. He was arrested for suspicion of DUI.

The highway was closed while Everett traffic detectives investigated the scene. It reopened around 6 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

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