PIERCE COUNTY, WA — One person died early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while jaywalking across State Route 7 in south Tacoma, reports KIRO 7 Seattle.
The fatal incident occurred on the northbound highway, just past 100th Street South, at about 12:30 a.m.
Troopers with the Washington State Patrol said a driver was heading northbound in a Ford F-150 pickup truck when they hit the pedestrian.
The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, where they later died from their injuries.
All northbound lanes were shut down in the area as the WSP conducted an investigation.
No further information has been made available at this time.
Have you or a loved one been injured in a recent pedestrian crash due to the actions of another party? Your family may be owed compensation for the personal and financial burdens suffered. The Seattle pedestrian accident lawyers at Dubin Law Group are personally invested in helping families in the area claim the money they deserve. Contact us at 425-800-8000 or online to schedule a free consultation.