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October 30, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Elderly man dies after dump truck hits him in Lower Queen Anne

An elderly man died after a dump truck hit him in Lower Queen Anne this afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department.

A red 2008 Kenworth dump truck hit the 88-year-old man near the intersection of 2nd Avenue West and West Mercer Street, at about 2:46 p.m. according to the Seattle police.  Medics took him to Harborview Medical Center, where he later died of his injuries.

The truck’s 38-year-old driver was evaluated for signs of impairment due to alcohol or drugs, but police say no impairment was detected.

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