Pedestrian killed in Birch Bay-Lynden Road accident


A Bellingham man died after being hit while walking on Birch Bay-Lynden Road in Custer on November 19.

Monte L. Nieuwendorp, 60, was walking in the eastbound travel lane near Percie Road when an eastbound green 2001 Honda Odyssey, struck him around 8:13 p.m., according to a Washington State Patrol press release. Nieuwendorp was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle occupants, both Blaine residents in their 60s, were uninjured, according to the release. Neither drugs nor alcohol are suspected to be involved.


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