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Pedestrian/vehicle fatality collision on Aurora

On January 28th, at approximately 8:12 pm, a Chevrolet Blazer was travelling southbound on Aurora Avenue North approaching the 4500 Block.  At that time, a pedestrian was crossing Aurora Avenue westbound.  When the pedestrian reached the southbound lanes, he was struck by the Blazer.  The male pedestrian was transported to Harborview Medical Center by SFD Medics.  He died from his injuries at the hospital.  Officers evaluated the driver of the Blazer for any signs of impairment, but none were found.  Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad responded and processed the scene.  The southbound lanes of Aurora Avenue at that block were closed for a time while detectives conducted their investigation.  The driver was interviewed and released from the scene.  TCIS detectives will be responsible for the continuing investigation.