Man killed while walking on Interstate 5

STANWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A Mount Vernon man was killed while walking in the center lane of northbound Interstate 5 on New Year’s Eve.

The Everett Daily Herald reports that 30-year-old Alejandro Lopez-Gallardo was struck by a car shortly after 10 p.m. Monday.

The Washington State Patrol said the crash happened about 8 miles east of Stanwood.

The driver, a 66-year-old woman, was transported with injuries to Skagit Valley Hospital.