An 18-year-old Elma man was hospitalized early Sunday after he was hit by a car while walking in the road, according to the Washington State Patrol.
About 2:45 a.m. Sunday, the Elma man was walking east in the westbound lane of US 12, two miles southeast of Elma.
Meanwhile, a 34-year-old woman was driving west in a 2016 Kia Forte.
Her vehicle crashed into the man before coming to a stop, according to the state patrol.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to The Olympian
The man was later taken to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia.