Kent pedestrian dead in late-night hit-and-run
Posted on Saturday, July 18th, 2020 at 3:00 pm
KENT, WA – A man was killed following a hit-and-run pedestrian accident Friday in Kent, according to an article by the Kent Reporter.
The accident was reported around 12:20 a.m. to authorities, who discovered the body of a 49-year-old man from Kent lying in the roadway in the 4200 block of South 272nd Street.
An initial investigation reports that the victim was walking along the road when he was struck with injuries that appeared to be from being hit by a car.
No witnesses have been located as of yet, and police are asking those with any potential information on the case to call Kent Police at 253-856-5808.
An investigation into the incident continues at this time.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle pedestrian accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.