PIERCE COUNTY, WA — At least one person died Monday night after a vehicle collided with a pole near the South End neighborhood in Tacoma, according to Tacoma Police Department.
Traffic Advisory! S. 72nd St. is closed between Cushman Ave. and Sheridan Ave. for a motor vehicle vs pole fatality collision. The Collision Investigation Team is responding. Please use alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/Kbdj0K0SX4
— Tacoma Police Department (@TacomaPD) September 28, 2021
The accident happened on South 72nd Street between Cushman Avenue and Sheridan Avenue. It was first reported by Tacoma Police shortly before 9:00 p.m.
Details are limited at this time, but authorities confirmed one person was killed as a result of a car hitting a pole.
No other injuries were reported.
The incident remains under investigation by TPD’s Collision Investigation Team.
Motorists were instructed to find alternate routes as crews worked the scene.
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