Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver

Police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian Thursday night, then left the scene. It happened about 10:30 p.m. on Highway 99 near 172nd.

Witnesses say the driver of a silver Lexus hit the man in the southbound lanes, then made a U-turn and took off going northbound.

The car is believed to have significant front-end damage, including a broken windshield.

The pedestrian was taken to Harborview with critical injuries, where he later died.

Highway 99 was closed for more than three hours during the investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Lynnwood Police Department at 425-670-5600.

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