A man walking on Highway 12 near Prosser was hit and killed by a car at 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.
Adrian Mujica-Flores, 34, was near the edge of the road but in the lane of travel when he was hit by a Ford Explorer driven by Brenda Robert, 30, according to the sheriff’s office.
Robert stopped immediately and called 911. She was about 300 yards west of Gap Road on Highway 12.
Medics treated Mujica-Flores, but he died before he could be taken to a hospital, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.
Prosser Police Department also responded.
Law enforcement was continuing an investigation Sunday.