Detectives Investigating Fatal Downtown Collision

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating after a woman was struck and killed in a downtown crosswalk yesterday.

Officers first received calls at 4:30 p.m. after a pickup truck struck a woman using a walker to cross Seneca at 5th Avenue. The driver immediately stopped his truck waited for police to arrive. Seattle Fire Department medics rushed the woman to Harborview Medical Center where she later died.

Neither of the two men in the pickup truck were injured in the collision. Drug Recognition Experts evaluated the driver but did not detect any signs of impairment.

Traffic collision detectives are actively investigating the cause of this fatality collision.