Hit and run

A Washington man has been killed on Interstate 30.

A hit-and-run on Interstate 30 outside Malvern has left a Shoreline, WA man dead.

Arkansas State Police report that at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Mihai Portean, 24, the operator of a 2019 Ford F-350, pulled onto the eastbound shoulder near the 93-mile marker. While standing outside his vehicle, Portean was struck by an unidentified eastbound vehicle whose driver did not stop at the scene.

The victim died at the scene.

The make and model of the hit-and-run vehicle has not been determined.

The weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the incident.

The body is being held by Regency Funeral Home in Malvern.

Trooper 1st Class Joshua D. Whitney investigated the hit-and-run.

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