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Yakima pedestrian struck near Kennewick dies a month later

RICHLAND, Wash. - A Yakima man who was struck by two vehicles while walking on Nov. 10 has passed away from his injuries on Tuesday. 

Jesse Nickens, 21, was walking in the middle of the roadway on Highway 397 when he was hit by two vehicles near Kennewick. 

He was transported to Kadlec and went into a coma. He succumbed to his injuries a month later, according to Washington State Trooper Chris Thorson. 

A GoFundMe campaign is set up for the family. 


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