Pedestrian hit by car in Kent dies

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 1, 2012 at 6:42 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 1 at 3:22 PM

An 79-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Kent Monday morning.

Just before 6:00 a.m., a Ford Escape struck the man as he jaywalked across Southest 272nd at 144th Ave Southeast, according to police. The victim was wearing dark clothing.

Firefighters attempted CPR, but the victim died at the scene.

The 63-year-old driver of the car is shaken up and being evaluated at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

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