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News: Pedestrian dies after being hit by pickup truck on SR-7 in Tacoma

by | Apr 25, 2022 | Accidents in the News |

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.


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