A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood Wednesday night, according to the Seattle Fire Department.
The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Lakeside Avenue South.
Officials say a 40-year-old man was struck, run over and became trapped under a Mazda sedan. Firefighters were able to free the man and medics performed CPR, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Mazda was evaluated by a drug recognition expert (DRE), but showed no signs of impairment. The driver cooperated with investigators, was questioned, then released.
Police have not said what led up to the crash and the incident remains under investigation.
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