SEATTLE, WA — Two people died Thursday morning after two different pedestrian crashes near Seattle’s Georgetown area, according to KOMO News.
The first fatal incident occurred on the northbound lanes of State Route 99, just before the 1st Avenue South Bridge. It was first reported by the Washington State Patrol at 6:24 a.m.
An early investigation indicates a 32-year-old Alaska man was traveling on foot as as he crossed the barrier from the southbound to northbound SR-99. At one point, he was struck by a vehicle.
The victim died as a result of his injuries, confirmed the WSP.
The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with an investigation. No pending charges have been reported.
Less than an hour later, Seattle Police Department officers responded to another fatal pedestrian crash at East Marginal Way South and Ellis Avenue South.
Details remain limited, but authorities said a 65-year-old male pedestrian was pronounced deceased on the scene.
The driver stayed after the crash and spoke with investigators.
Officials said area was expected to remain blocked off for an extended time.
No other information has been shared at this time.
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