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Royal City man killed after being struck by pickup

A Royal City man died after being struck by a pickup Wednesday morning, the Washington State Patrol said.

Manuel Orozco Garcia, 77, died at the scene after being struck at 8:20 a.m. after walking into the westbound lane of State Route 26 a half-mile east of Royal City, WSP said.

The driver of the 2007 GMC Sierra pickup that hit him, which was carrying a trailer, was identified as Oscar Alejandro Nunez, 23, of Pasco.

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

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