Troopers Identify Pedestrian Struck by Semi on I-5 in Burlington

WSP Press Memo

Burlington, WA– The Washington State Patrol has identified the Pedestrian that was struck and killed by a Tractor Trailer on I-5 in Burlington on January 15th, 2019 as 27-year old Michael Schuchart of Burlington. 

According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, Troopers say 42-year old Rustin Graham of Deming was traveling Southbound I-5 just North of Milepost  229  in a black 2016 Kenworth Tractor hauling a 2017 Tanker Trailer when he struck SCHUCHART in lane one of two.  SCHUCHART died at the scene.

Graham was not injured and released at the scene. The Kenworth sustained reportable damage and was towed by Budget Towing.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation and possible charges are pending investigation.

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