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by KING 5 News

A man who was hit by a car on Interstate 5 in south Seattle early Thursday morning has died.

He was struck at 1:30 a.m. while standing in the southbound lanes of I-5 near Boeing Field, according to the Washington State Patrol. It’s believed the man was 44-years-old and a transient.

Troopers said he was standing in lane two of the freeway near Rose Street when he was hit.

The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center, but died before 6 a.m.