Pedestrian Falls into Street and is Fatally Struck by King County Metro Bus
SEATTLE, WA (February 19, 2018) – According to Seattle Police, an unidentified man was hit and killed by a King County Transit but after falling into the street.
The incident occurred around 4 PM as the bus headed south on Aurora Avenue North approaching North 130th St., the male pedestrian stumbled of of the sidewalk and into the street. The man was hit by the bus as it approached the stop; he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the bus was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert officer; according to the policy for this type of accident. It was determined that the driver showed no signs of impairment.
Southbound Aurora Avenue North was shut down near 130th street while Seattle Police officers conducted their investigation. The identity of the deceased victim has not yet been released.
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