PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A final video of a man who was killed while attempting to dribble a soccer ball from Seattle to Brazil shows him smiling and happy on an Oregon beach on his planned 10,000-mile walk.
Richard Swanson posted the video to Facebook Tuesday just an hour before he was fatally hit by a pickup on Oregon's busy U.S. 101.
The 42-year-old had begun his journey on May 1.
Tuesday morning, he posted a video on his Facebook page showing him walking along the beach, kicking a soccer ball.
Swanson planned to walk for more than a year through 11 countries before reaching Sao Paolo, Brazil, where the opener of the World Cup soccer tournament will be played on June 12 next year.
He said in a video on his website that it was his dream to watch the World Cup.