Man Struck and Killed While Riding Bike on State Route 161 and Military Road South
MILTON, WA (February 4, 2018) – The Washington State Patrol reported a fatal hit-and-run accident on State Route 161 and Military Road South on Wednesday morning around 2:30 AM.
East Pierce Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene of the crash in the southbound lanes to find a man in his late 20’s, lying on his back near the median. The victim has been critically injured and was pronounced dead.
The driver fled after striking the man, and there were no witnesses.
All lanes of the southbound SR 161 were closed for almost six hours while authorities investigated the scene of the crash. There is currently no information about the hit-and-run driver or the vehicle involved, but there was reported to be debris seen nearby. The identity of the victim has not yet been released as family members are notified.
Wishing the family and friends of the victim strength and support in this difficult time.
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