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Pedestrian stuck by vehicle

TULALIP - A 35-year-old man was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening and was airlifted to Harborview with serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was driving along 35th Avenue NE on the Tulalip Reservation when he said something struck his windshield, shattering it. The driver stopped his vehicle immediately on the roadway at the 7000 block and got out to investigate. It was then he saw the victim lying off the roadway and called 911.

There were no witnesses to the accident, but family members of the victim said they believed he was near the roadway talking on his cellphone. The victim is believed to be a transient living on the Tulalip Reservation.

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident, but no criminal charges against the driver are expected at this time

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