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September 16, 2014 at 10:47 AM

Pedestrian struck by car in Kirkland

Update at 5:26 p.m.: The pedestrian hit by a car in Kirkland on Monday has died. His name has not been released by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Original post: A man has been hospitalized with “severe” injuries after he was struck by a car Monday afternoon in Kirkland, police said.

The man was crossing 119th Place Northeast and Northeast 144th Street when he was struck by a Toyota Prius driven by a woman in her 50s, according to Kirkland police. The woman told officers that she didn’t see the man in the cross walk, police Lt. John Haslip wrote in a news release.

The pedestrian suffered “severe head trauma” and is hospitalized at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, Haslip wrote.

The case is under investigation.

Police do not believe alcohol to be involved, Haslip wrote.

 

| More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Kirkland Police Department, pedestrian accidents


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