Pedestrian killed in minivan crash

Pedestrian killed in mini van crash

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. - One man is dead after deputies say a minivan struck him at Clark Road.

Officials told Action News the van hit 47-year-old Christian Fitch at Clark Road just north of Tri-Cities Airport, Wednesday morning.

Franklin County deputies responded to the scene around 6:10 a.m. where they found Fitch deceased in the road, and the front of a minivan damaged.

Clark Road was closed at the area just west of Glade Road as law enforcement responded. Franklin County Sheriff's deputies said the driver in the incident is being cooperative in the interview process.

Deputies do not know exactly how fast the driver was going, but continue to investigate.

The Franklin County Coroner said the victim died instantly due to massive head trauma.

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