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Man was standing in the road and wearing dark clothes when car hit and killed him, troopers say

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 32 percent of all pedestrian fatalities occur between 8 pm and midnight. Here are a few simple tips to help keep yourself safe while walking near traffic.

Colton M. Lindberg, 27, of Toledo died Tuesday morning after he was struck by a car in Lewis County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Troopers say the man was standing in the road and wearing dark clothes when he was hit.

About 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, a 31-year-old Eatonville man with two passengers was headed east on U.S. 12 near Mossyrock when his 2005 Ford Focus crashed into Lindberg.

The Eatonville man and his two passengers were not hurt.

There are no charges pending, according to the state patrol.

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