27-Year-Old Tacoma Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Yelm
YELM, WA (July 29, 2018) – A Tacoma man lost his life Monday after he was struck by a vehicle on Yelm Avenue.
According to the Yelm Police Deparment, the crash happened in the 1100 block of Yelm Avenue. 27-year-old Jeremy Johnson was crossing westbound traffic when he was hit by a vehicle traveling approximately 20 miles per hour.
The impact threw the victim 20 to 30 feet in the air, causing moderate injuries. Johnson was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia for medical evaluation and treatment. Unfortunately, Johnson was pronounced dead by medical staff the next day. His death came as a shock to the Yelm Police as he was expected to recover.
The possible contributing factors in this incident remain under investigation. No further details have been provided to the public at this time.
Sweet Law offers our heartfelt condolences and sincerest sympathies to the family and friend of Jeremy Johnson. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with his bereaved loved ones during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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