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Pedestrian killed in I5 crash IDd as 20yearold Ridgefield man

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first_imgWashington State Patrol identified the pedestrian killed in a Thursday night crash on Interstate 5 near La Center as a 20-year-old man from Ridgefield.Billy N. Griffith was pronounced dead at the scene in the northbound lanes of the freeway at Milepost 17.3, according to a WSP crash memo.Troopers have notified Griffith’s family of his death.Lili Shi, 25, of Irvine, Calif., was northbound in a Mitsubishi Outlander SUV about 8:40 p.m. when she struck Griffith as he was crossing the freeway from west to east, troopers said.Shi pulled over on the freeway beyond the crash, Trooper Will Finn told The Columbian on Thursday night. Her vehicle was reportedly totaled and towed from the scene.All northbound lanes were closed while troopers investigated. Traffic was detoured at Exit 16 through downtown La Center into Woodland on the former Pacific Highway.last_img read more