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News UPDATE: Authorities ID pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on I-5 in Marysville

by | Oct 13, 2023 | Accidents in the News |

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA — A 35-year-old year-old woman has been identified as the pedestrian who died late last Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate 5 in Marysville, reports KIRO 7 Seattle.

The Washington State Patrol said the incident occurred on the northbound interstate near Fourth Street, between the later hours of October 3 and the early morning of October 4.

Details remain limited, but authorities said the victim, Gina Blatchford, suffered fatal injuries when she was hit by a vehicle that continued northbound without stopping.

As of this writing, officials have not been able to release a description of the fleeing vehicle or suspect. Investigators are also still working to determine whether the female pedestrian was in the roadway at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information or who may have seen the victim during or prior to the incident is urged to contact Detective Daniel Comnick at 360-529-7367.

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