- Associated Press - Saturday, September 26, 2015

CHEHALIS, Wash. (AP) - A man is dead after being struck by a car on Interstate 5 just south of Chehalis.

The Washington State Patrol says Matthew Hearn of Castle Rock stopped on the side of the road to retrieve an item that fell off his truck. The 46-year-old Hearn walked into the left lane to get the item, and was struck by another vehicle.

KOMO-TV News reports (https://bit.ly/1Vhy8kD ) Hearn died of his injuries at Centralia Providence hospital.

According to the Washington Patrol, the 60-year-old woman driving the car that hit Hearn will not be charged.


Information from: KOMO-TV, https://www.komotv.com/

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