A Richland man has died in the hospital after being struck on Wednesday in the parking lot of Coyote Bob's Roadhouse Casino on Clearwater in Kennewick. The man later died of brain trauma brought on by a hemorrhage.

Harold A. Christy, 86, of Richland, was walking to his own car when he was knocked to the ground by a Toyota Highlander driver backing out of a parking space. Christy hit his head on the pavement and was taken to Trios Southridge Hospital but then later transferred to Kadlec Regional Medical Center where he died from the cerebral hemorrhage.

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Kennewick Police said a ticket is not expected to be given to the Highlander driver, from Oregon, because the accident occurred on private property.

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