A Bellevue woman was fatally struck by a semi truck on State Route 202 near Sahalee Way Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation

Bellevue woman killed by semi truck on State Route 202

A Bellevue woman was killed near Redmond Tuesday afternoon.

According to Washington State Patrol, at approximately 2:21 p.m., Janie M. Cook, a 44-year-old woman from Bellevue, “ran out into traffic” on State Route 202, just east of Sahalee, when she was hit by a Monroe driver. He was driving a 2008 Mak semi truck and was going eastbound.

Cook was pronounced deceased at the scene and the road was blocked for three hours.

Troopers are investigating the death and state it is unknown if drugs or alcohol was involved.

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