A man dies after he and his son are hit by a car

ZILLAH, Wash. -- A Zillah man is dead after both he and his son were hit by a car in the 1400 block of Roza Drive towards Yakima Valley Highway in Zillah.

Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies said 51-year-old Robert Gunnoe and his 26-year-old son William Gunnoe were walking in the roadway when they were hit from behind.

Deputies say it was dark and fog was setting in.

It's believed Robert Gunnoe was killed on impact.

His son was a few feet in front of his dad.

He was injured and taken to Yakima Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Both Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies and Washington State Troopers are investigating.

They say the driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and no charges will be filed.

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