• Woman dies after being run over in Renton


    RENTON, Wash. - A woman died from her injuries after being hit by a vehicle Friday morning in Renton, police said.

    The incident happened around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Garden Avenue North and North Park Drive.

    Police said they received multiple 911 calls about a collision in the area. 

    When officers arrived, they found a woman with life-threatening injuries. She later died from her injuries. 

    According to police, the woman was a passenger in a Mercedes involved in the crash. 

    When the woman got out of the vehicle to flag down traffic, she moved behind the Mercedes. The driver backed up, ran over her and then rolled forward into a commercial truck. 

    The woman was a relative of the driver of the Mercedes. He was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment and evaluation. 

    Renton police are seeking witnesses to the actual collision. 

    Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact Officer Ralph Hyett at 425-430-7500.

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