An alleged impaired driver hit and killed two adults Thursday morning at the intersection of 204th Street NE and Highway 9. (Arlington Police Department)

An alleged impaired driver hit and killed two adults Thursday morning at the intersection of 204th Street NE and Highway 9. (Arlington Police Department)

2 pedestrians die after being hit by allegedly impaired driver

The two adults were struck in Arlington around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at an intersection on Highway 9.

ARLINGTON — An allegedly impaired driver hit and killed two adults early Thursday morning at the intersection of 204th Street NE and Highway 9.

The driver, a 28-year-old Stanwood man, allegedly hit the two pedestrians around 2:38 a.m., according to the Arlington Police Department. Both pedestrians died at the scene.

The driver was in the Snohomish County Jail in Everett for investigation of two counts of vehicular homicide one count of driving under the influence.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the victims and determine the cause and manner of death.

Highway 9 was expected to be closed during the investigation, and people were asked to avoid the area via other routes.

Anyone with information or anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the Arlington Police Department at 360-403-3400.

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