Santo O. Campuzano was walking on the highway when for unknown reasons he was hit by a vehicle

Santo Campuzano
Update: Santo Campuzano ID’d as Pedestrian Hurt in Crash on US 221 in Benton County

Benton County, WA. – Authorities released the identity of the pedestrian critically hurt in a crash on Highway 221 in Benton County Friday night.

Campuzano was walking on the highway when for unknown reasons he was hit by a vehicle.

ORIGINAL STORY

Benton County, WA. – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a hit-and-run crash Friday night in Benton County.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the incident happened at around 10:15 p.m. on the northbound State Route 221.

The police said the pedestrian was walking in the northbound lane of the highway when in unclear circumstances they were hit by a vehicle. The driver of the car fled the scene before the officers arrived.

The victim suffered critical injuries and was rushed to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland for treatment.

The identity of the victim was not immediately disclosed.

No additional information about the crash was provided.

An investigation is underway.

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