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Everett Police Department

Posted on: June 4, 2019

Arrest made in May 25 hit and run

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Arrest made in May 25 hit and run

(Updated News Release)

EVERETT – On June 3, 2019 a Traffic Safety Unit detective was continuing the investigation of the fatal hit-and-run that occurred on May 25 in the 1300 block of 13th St.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. the detective located a maroon passenger vehicle in the 1400 block of 14th St. that had damage consistent with having been in a collision. While the detective was looking at the vehicle, he was approached by a man who came from a nearby residence and claimed to be the owner of the vehicle. After a discussion with the man at the scene, he accompanied officers to the Everett north precinct where he continued to talk to detectives.

Probable cause was developed for the man for Felony Hit and Run Resulting in a Death. The thirty-six-year old Everett man was booked into the Snohomish County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.

Traffic Safety Unit investigating death of woman found in roadway

EVERETT – Detectives with the Traffic Safety Unit are investigating a suspicious death of an adult female, found in the roadway in north Everett.

At about 9:30 p.m. on May 25, officers were dispatched to assist the Everett Fire Department with a person down in the 1300 block of 13th St.  Upon arrival, an adult female with serious injuries was found lying in the roadway.  CPR was started and the female was transported to Providence Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.  Initial indications were that the female was struck by a vehicle, which subsequently fled the scene and has yet to be identified.

The Everett Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit responded to the scene to investigate the collision and attempt to reconstruct what occurred.  Officers canvased the immediate area searching for video, witnesses and other evidence.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body and will be responsible for releasing her identity, after next of kin notifications.  

It is possible that the vehicle involved in this incident was damaged.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Everett Police Department TIP LINE at (425) 257-8450 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

News Releases are located at: www.everettwa.gov/EPDNews.

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