Update: Basin Street reopened following the investigation at 10:36 a.m. Tuesday.
A jaywalker in Ephrata was struck by a northbound car on Basin Street near the intersection of Basin and 13th SW. at approximately 6:48 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Ephrata Police responded to the incident at 6:49 a.m. and performed CPR on the pedestrian before
EMS arrived. American Medical Response transported the pedestrian to Columbia Basin Hospital.
The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and was crossing the highway while not in a crosswalk.
There is no other information on the pedestrian at this time.
The city of Ephrata asks citizens to exercise great caution while walking and driving, especially during the dark when it is snowing.
Ephrata Police were assisted by the Ephrata Fire Department, Ephrata Public Works, and deputies
from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.