Elderly man struck by vehicle, later dies at hospital

An 86-year-old man is dead after a vehicle backed into him at Coyote Bob’s Casino parking lot on Wednesday around 1:30 p.m.

According to the Kennewick Police Department, Harold A. Christy was walking through the parking lot when he was struck by a vehicle backing out of a parking stall. Christy fell to the ground and hit his head.

He was transported to Trios Medical Center and later to Kadlec Medical Center in Richland.

He passed away late Thursday night as a result of the injury he sustained.

The driver was evaluated at the scene and was not impaired.

The case is still under investigation. 

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