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UPDATE: Vietnamese Man Killed By Washington State Patrol Trooper

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MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The man struck and killed by a Washington State Patrol car at Mount Vernon has been identified by the Skagit County coroner's office as 26-year-old from Vietnam, Hong Dinh Nguyen.
    
The patrol says he was walking across an Interstate 5 exit ramp Tuesday night when he was struck by the patrol car.
    
Deputy Coroner Bob Clark says he died of a head injury and the death was accidental.
    
The Skagit Valley Herald reports the trooper has been place on leave while the patrol and police investigate.


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