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November 1, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Pedestrian killed by dump truck in Lower Queen Anne identified

The 88-year-old man killed by a dump truck in Queen Anne Tuesday has been identified as Herbert Whitman by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

A red 2008 Kenworth dump truck hit Whitman while he was walking near the intersection of Second  Avenue West and West Mercer Street, at about 2:46 p.m. according to 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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