Two dead after being hit by vehicles in separate incidents

Oct 11, 2022, 12:08 PM | Updated: Oct 19, 2022, 4:32 pm


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Darren Dedo, KIRO Newsradio reporter, covers overnight crime in the Puget Sound region on the morning of Tuesday, October 11.

Seattle Police detectives are investigating an incident where a motorist hit and killed a woman in a wheelchair early Monday morning in Licton Springs.

Around 4:32 a.m., police were called to a collision at the 9800 block of Aurora Avenue N, where a motorist traveling south on Aurora allegedly hit the victim and then continued south, fleeing the scene.

Seattle Fire Department medics treated the 44-year-old woman at the scene before transferring her to Harborview Medical Center, where she later died from her injuries.

Detectives are still investigating the incident.

Tacoma police investigating two fatal shootings on Sunday

Person killed in collision on I-5

An investigation is underway after a person was struck by a car on northbound Interstate 5 in Seattle.

The collision occurred near the Ravenna Northeast 65th Street exit, just north of the University of Washington campus.

The collision caused nearly all lanes to be blocked.

It is unclear if the person survived the collision.

Burglars stole $100 from Lacey carwash

At around 3:48 a.m., three suspected burglars stole from Wave Carwash at 185 Marvin Road SE, Lacey Police report.

They can be seen on surveillance footage from the location, where they arrived in a U-Haul pickup truck.

The suspects stole approximately $100 worth of quarters from the location.

Police are still investigating.

Lacey Police looking for runaway teen

Lacey Police are looking for a runaway minor, Emma Leiste, who left North Thurston High School Monday morning.

She has not been seen since and has shut her phone off and not told anyone where she is going.

A family member said that she made a comment about running away with an unknown person she had been speaking with on social media.

If you have any information about her whereabouts, please contact the Lacey Police Department.

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Two dead after being hit by vehicles in separate incidents