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Royal City resident killed on Highway 26

A Royal City man was killed after being hit by a pickup Wednesday morning walking on Highway 26, the Washington State Patrol said.

Manuel Orozco Garcia, 77, died at the scene about 8:20 a.m. after walking into the westbound lane of the highway a half mile east of Royal City, the WSP said.

The driver of the 2007 GMC Sierra pickup and trailer was Oscar Alejandro Nunez, 23, of Pasco.

Nunez was not hurt. No charges were issued in the accident, WSP said.

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