Deer Park man killed in Grays Harbor County crash

Deer Park man killed in Grays Harbor County crash

A Deer Park man was killed after being involved in a car accident in Grays Harbor County late Friday night.

38-year-old Sergey Y. Sokolov of Deer Park was killed after being struck by a passing car while he was lying in the roadway.

According to the Washington State Patriol, a 2016 Land Rover traveling westbound around 10:50 Friday night on State Route 12 near milepost 13 observed a parked vehicle on the shoulder and began to change lanes. The Land Rover, driven by 57-year-old James Peterson of Aberdeen, Washington, struck Sokolov who was laying on the ground near the parked vehicle in the shoulder. The road was blocked for nearly seven hours as officials responded to the crash.

It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.