• Police looking for hit-and-run driver who struck pedestrian

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - An investigation is underway after a vehicle struck a pedestrian and kept going in Tacoma.

    The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

    Officials said a woman was crossing the street at South 72nd Street when she was hit. 

    The woman suffered a significant injury and was taken to a nearby hospital, police said.

    Northbound Pacific Avenue from South 72nd Street to South 69th Street was closed while police investigated.

    Police said they are looking for a 1992 green Honda Accord coupe with damage to the driver's side windshield.

    The driver is described as a man in his 20s who was wearing a black shirt.

    Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to call 253-830-6515 or 253-830-6565.






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