Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on 272nd Street near 42nd Avenue [KENT, WA]

Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on 272nd Street near 42nd Avenue [KENT, WA]

Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on 272nd Street near 42nd Avenue [KENT, WA]

Driver Fatally Struck Male Pedestrian in Kent Hit-and-Run Accident on 272nd Street

KENT, WA (July 20, 2020) — A 49-year-old man from Kent died in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash on 272nd Street near 42nd Avenue around midnight on Saturday.
According to the police, someone called 911 and reported seeing a man’s body on the side of the road. The officers immediately responded to the scene at South 272nd Street near 42nd Avenue South.
They found the male pedestrian on the side of the road. They said his injuries were consistent with being hit by a car. The name of the victim was not immediately available.
As of this time, the police have not found any witnesses of the collision. They are now seeking the public’s help to locate the whereabouts of the hit-and-run driver and vehicle. Anyone with information may call the Kent Police Department’s tip line at 253-856-5808 and refer to case no. 20-9091.

Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.

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