Troopers Search For Suspect Driver in Kent Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash
Kent, WA (February 6, 2024) – An 84-year-old Auburn woman was killed following a South Central Avenue collision Sunday night.
The hit-and-run collision occurred around 8:15 p.m. in the 800 block area.
Several people reported to 911 that a woman was lying in the street after being hit by a vehicle.
Immediately, emergency rescuers responded to the scene and declared the 84-year-old woman deceased.
Troopers said a witness saw a smaller red sedan struck the woman head-on and fled the scene.
Unfortunately, no one was able to get the license plate number of the suspect vehicle.
Contact the KPD‘s traffic unit at 253-856-5808 for more details on this accident. You may also call 911 case number 24-1671.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved family of the woman killed in the South Central Avenue collision. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
South Central Avenue Collision Kills Pedestrian
Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It would certainly take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person who died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
A Sweet Lawyers Attorney Can Help
To the loved ones of the deceased in the South Central Avenue collision, reach out to us. Let us help you discover if you can file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.
With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.
Call our offices right now at (800) 674 7852 and let us help you get justice for your family. Our consultation is free and confidential.