Nils Legernes ID’d as Man Killed in Vancouver Pedestrian Accident on State Route 14
Vancouver, Washington (May 16, 2018) – The pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Thursday night in Vancouver has been identified as Nils C. Legernes, 64, of Portland, Oregon, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The fatal crash occurred at about 9:15 p.m. Thursday, May 10, on State Route 14 near Columbia House Boulevard.
WSP said Legernes was in the roadway when he was struck by a black 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven eastbound on SR 14 by Brent K. Johnson, 49, of Vancouver.
Legernes was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges have been filed at this time.
The accident is under investigation.
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