Truck strikes and kills pedestrian Bellevue

Truck strikes and kills pedestrian Bellevue

Truck strikes and kills pedestrian Bellevue

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 6:06 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 24 at 6:06 PM

A woman died Monday when she was hit by a large commercial truck in Bellevue.

Police say the woman was crossing N.E. 12th at about 12:15 when the truck was turning westbound from 124th Ave N.E. to N.E. 12th. The woman was run over and died immediately at the scene. 

Police say it’s not known which direction the woman was travelling when she was struck or if she was in the crosswalk at the time of the collision.  There were several witnesses who are assisting in the investigation.

It appears that neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor. The driver, a Carnation man in his mid-50s, is cooperating with the police investigation.  

The intersection was closed for three hours while accident investigators were on scene. The intersection opened up at approximately 3:30 p.m.

The name of the woman was not immediately known.

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