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October 6, 2022

Pedestrian dead in Route 3 accident

A pedestrian died in a one-car accident on state Route 3 near East Agate Road on Sunday evening.

According to a Washington State Patrol news release, Paul B. Taft, 56, of Shelton was struck and killed while sitting in the southbound lane by a 63-year-old Shelton driver.

WSP spokesperson Katherine Weatherwax said Taft is suspected of attempting suicide. No charges have been filed against the Shelton driver. The driver and a 58-year-old Shelton female passenger were not injured in the accident.

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