Michael Demorest Killed in Tacoma Pedestrian Accident
TACOMA, WA (August 27, 2019) – A 68-year-old man died in a pedestrian on Hosmer Road near 90th Avenue on August 23.
Loretta Cool, a spokesperson with Tacoma Police, revealed that they are searching for the drivers of a white sedan and white SUV. They suspect that they are responsible for the death of a 68-year-old man.
68-year-old Michael Demorest died at the scene.
According to some witnesses, the first car struck Demorest while he walked across Hosmer Road near 90th Avenue.
“I heard a loud noise first. And I just look over and I see somebody’s feet up, almost in the trees right here. And I see him come down head first,” Delphi Durant said.
According to officials, the first vehicle was a white sedan. After a short while, a second car, a white SUV, struck Michael Demorest.
The two vehicles both fled the scene.
“I just started screaming call an ambulance,” Durant added.
Despite paramedics’ efforts to revive the pedestrian, Demorest died at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
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