Mar. 4—A Thurston County man was killed Friday night time after being struck by a automobile in his personal driveway, in accordance with the Thurston County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Deputies arrested a person in his 60s who was allegedly behind the wheel of the automobile and left the scene after putting the person.
Deputies had been dispatched to the 10900 block of Case Highway Southwest at about 9:30 p.m. to a report of a pedestrian being hit by a automobile.
The sufferer, who has not been recognized by the sheriff’s workplace however is described as being in his 60s, was already lifeless when deputies arrived.
“Deputies discovered that the motive force of the automobile had left the scene previous to the arrival of regulation enforcement however he later returned,” in accordance with a information launch.
The investigation revealed the motive force of the automobile was a “identified affiliate of the sufferer.” in accordance with the sheriff’s workplace.
“After putting the sufferer together with his automobile, the motive force moved the sufferer from the placement of the collision, inserting him nearer to the residence,” the sheriff’s workplace acknowledged. “The driving force failed to hunt assist for the sufferer, however as an alternative left the scene and known as different acquaintances who arrived to seek out the sufferer deceased.”
The driving force, who was not recognized pending formal expenses however was described as being in his early 60s, was arrested and booked into Thurston County Jail for first-degree manslaughter and tampering with bodily proof.
The investigation is ongoing and extra info shall be launched because it turns into obtainable, in accordance with the sheriff’s workplace.