Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver near 98th Street Southeast
EVERETT, WA (September 8, 2018) – A woman was killed Saturday evening following a hit-and-run crash on 19th Avenue Southeast. The identity of the victim will be released after her family has been notified.
As per reports, the incident took place shortly after 8:00 PM in the 9700 block of 19th Avenue SE, near 98th Street Southeast. The female victim was crossing in an eastbound direction when she was struck by a northbound vehicle.
The woman sustained fatal injuries, and was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officers. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid and fled the scene.
Investigators say that the suspect vehicle is a red SUV that likely has damage to the front-end. Anyone with information is asked to call the Everett Police Department TIP LINE at (425) 257-8450 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at (800) 222-TIPS (8477). No additional details have been provided to the public at this time.
Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased victim. We wish them strength and comfort during this trying time. May she rest in peace.
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