Teen crossing Seattle street dies after being hit by truck

Teen crossing Seattle street dies after being hit by truck

Teen crossing Seattle street dies after being hit by truck

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 14 at 1:51 PM

A 17-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle Monday morning as she crossed the intersection of NE 115th St.  in the Northgate neighborhood. Seattle Police say the girl died at the scene.

Police say at around 8:20 a.m., a Ford Ranger truck was travelling southbound on 5th Avenue NE.  At the same time, the girl was crossing westbound at the intersection of NE 115th Street.

The girl was hit by the truck.

Seattle Fire Department Medics and Seattle Police responded to the collision.

A Drug Recognition Expert officer responded and evaluated the adult driver of the truck.  It was determined that the driver was not impaired. 

The driver was released from the scene pending further investigation. 

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad are investigating.

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