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CIU Detectives Seek Witnesses to Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Hit and Run in Arlington
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2020
CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263
ARLINGTON, Wash. – At approximately 3 a.m., deputies responded to a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian hit and run crash in the 2000 block of 236th Street NE. The victim, a 44 year-old Marysville man, died at the scene. Collision Investigation Unit (CIU) detectives believe the victim was in the lane of travel at the time of the collision. The suspect vehicle left the scene.
Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as possibly being a SUV traveling westbound on 236th Street NE. The victim was wearing a bright orange “construction type” hoodie and camouflage shorts at the time of the incident. If anyone saw this individual walking on 236th Street NE around 3 a.m. today, believes they may have struck this individual while driving, or has any information regarding this incident, please call 911 or the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 425-388-3845.
The road remained closed for several hours while detectives investigated the crash.
Positive identification of the decedent, as well as cause and manner of death will be determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.