1 Dead in Kent Pedestrian Accident on State Route 167 and 180th Street
KENT, WA (June 30, 2021) – Tuesday morning, a pedestrian died in a crash on State Route 167 and 180th Street near Kent.
According to reports, the crash happened at around 6:00 a.m. Moreover, it occurred in the northbound lanes of State Route 167, north of 180th Street.
After receiving reports of a serious pedestrian crash, troopers and medics responded to the scene. When they arrived, they found the pedestrian deceased at the scene.
Trooper Rick Johnson said that the vehicle hit the pedestrian in the road. Also, Johnson added that the vehicle driver didn’t suffer from impairment during the crash.
As a result of the crash, the authorities detoured traffic around the crash scene. The incident also led to long traffic backups.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim. May you find peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
As the loved ones of the victim grieve this Kent pedestrian crash, Sweet Lawyers wants you to know you do not have to face the aftermath alone.
Moreover, it is important to recognize that if you lose someone in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
Also, a wrongful death attorney gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Insurance companies only protect their interests, which is why we protect those of our clients, ” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one has been involved in a wrongful death accident, do not hesitate to reach out for help. The process of dealing with your loss, while fighting for justice, is never easy. Ultimately, this is necessary to alleviate some of the financial burdens after a serious pedestrian accident that causes irreversible damage. We wish to make this process as easy for you as possible. Thus, for more information, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.