Woman Struck and Killed by Hit-and-Run Vehicle in Seattle
SEATTLE, WA (February 9, 2023) – The Seattle Police Department confirmed an 80-year-old woman died in a pedestrian accident on East Madison Street on February 5.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision happened near northbound 22nd Avenue around 4:45 PM. Based on a report, the woman was using a crosswalk to cross Madison Street at the time of the crash.
Due to unknown reasons, a black van turning from northbound 22nd to westbound Madison Street hit her and left the scene.
Bystanders performed CPR on the victim with the help of a nearby off-duty SPD officer. Later on, the woman died at the hospital.
As of now, an investigation is ongoing. Officers ask anyone with information about the incident to call SPD’s tip line at (206) 233-5000.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
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