Update: Fri., Nov. 2:
Donations for Relethford's family are being accepted at U.S. Bank now, through an account set up by family friend Christi Trujillo. You can make your donation to help offset funeral and memorial costs by stopping in to any U.S. Bank location. Just make sure you clearly state you want to donate to the Justin Relethford Memorial Fund.
Update: 11:30 p.m.: Friends of Justin Relethford have set up a memorial page on Facebook.
Update: 4:10 p.m.: Washington State Patrol Trooper Julie Judson confirmed that Wednesday's accident occurred at about 7:55 p.m.
Two pedestrians, one identified as 16-year-old Justin Relethford by the King County Medical Examiner's Office (see 3:45 p.m. update below), were reportedly walking westbound on the westbound shoulder of State Route 410 near Warner when a vehicle that was also headed westbound veered toward them and struck Relethford.
The other pedestrian was unharmed. Detectives believe both Relethford and his companion were within the shoulder boundary when the vehicle struck him, but the investigation remains ongoing, and witnesses to the accident are being sought.
If you saw what happened, Washington State Patrol investigators ask you to contact Det. Wilcoxon at 425-401-7746.
Update: 3:45 p.m.: The King County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the 16-year-old boy killed as Justin Relethford.
His cause of death was listed as a skull fracture, atlanto-occipital dislocation and spleen and liver lacerations due to blunt force injuries sustained to his head, neck and torso. Manner of death was ruled an accident.
KING 5 is reporting Thursday morning that a 16-year-old boy was killed after he was hit by a car Wednesday night while walking on State Route 410.
Enumclaw police reports indicate the accident was reported at about 8 p.m.
Patch is working on this story and will bring you more information as it becomes available.