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Traffic Collision Detectives Investigating Fatal SODO Crash

Detectives are investigating after a driver struck and killed a woman early Wednesday in SODO.

Shortly after midnight, officers responded to a report of a motorist-pedestrian collision in the 2400 block of 4th Avenue South.

When police arrived, they found a severely injured woman in the road. Medics attempted to provide aid to the woman, but pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police contacted the driver, a 41-year-old man, nearby. He appeared intoxicated and officers arrested him at the scene and took him to an area hospital for a DUI blood draw.

SPD’s Traffic Collision detectives are investigating.