39-year-old woman struck and killed on Highway 99 in Edmonds early Sunday


A 39-year-old Seattle woman died after she was hit by a car early Sunday morning as she was attempting to cross the 21400 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds, Edmonds police said.

According to Edmonds Police Sgt. Don Anderson,  the incident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., and the driver who struck the woman called 911 and remained on the scene. The woman was dead when police arrived, Anderson said.

Both southbound and northbound lanes of Highway 99 were closed and traffic was diverted for several hours while police conducted their investigation, and all lanes were re-opened shortly after 5 a.m., Anderson said.

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