[9/14/16] Pedestrian Struck Near Okanogan After Laying In Roadway

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A pedestrian was struck yesterday on State Route 20 – 5 miles south of Okanogan.

According to a Washington State report, the accident occurred Tuesday evening shortly after 8PM when a 28 year old Klamath Falls man was involved in an altercation that left him lying in the westbound lane of State Route 20.

Jack Ellis, of Twisp, was on his 2006 Honda motorcycle when he swerved, in an attempt to avoid hitting the man laying in the roadway. Ellis struck the man with the footpeg of his bike.

Washington State Patrol lists the cause as pedestrian in the roadway — and the charges as none.