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Detectives Investigating After Man Killed In Thursday Night Collision

Officers were called to the 2200 block of 15 Avenue West after a man reported hitting a person with his SUV just after 11 P.M. Wednesday.

Police arrived with Seattle Fire Department Medics who declared the victim dead from injuries suffered in the collision. Detectives believe the vehicle was traveling northbound along 15th Avenue West when the victim stepped into the roadway and was struck. A Seattle Police drug recognition expert interviewed the 23-year-old driver and found no signs of impairment. The driver was interviewed and released from the scene pending further investigation.

This remains an active investigation and details may change as the case progresses.