Pedestrian hit, killed by dump truck on I-5 in downtown Seattle

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a dump truck on southbound Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle on July 11, 2018.
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A pedestrian was hit and killed by a dump truck on southbound Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle on July 11, 2018.

Credit: KIRO7.com

Credit: KIRO7.com

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a dump truck on Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle on Wednesday.

KIRO reports it happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday near Seneca Street.

It is unknown why the man was on the freeway.

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Traffic was blocked for miles through downtown Seattle during the morning commute while the investigation took place.