Pedestrian struck, killed in Kennewick

By on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

KENNEWICK – A 40-year-old man died after being involved in a vehicle versus pedestrian collision early Tuesday morning near West 14th Avenue and Olympia Street.

The Kennewick Police Department responded at 2:47 a.m. and located Ryan Shepard suffering from injuries sustained after being struck by a truck. He was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicates Shepard stepped into the roadway and was struck by the truck, which was traveling southbound on Olympia Street. The driver of the truck remained at the scene and was not impaired.

The investigation into the collision is ongoing. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact KPD at 509-585-4208.