Police are investigating the fatal pedestrian accident near Lake Goodwin in which an unidentified man between the age of 18 and 25 was killed.
According to , the Stanwood pedestrian accident occurred shortly before 3:30am on 156th Street Northwest near Lakeview Avenue. Upon arriving at home, an unidentified 20-year-old woman reported to her parents that she thought she hit an animal. Her parents went back to the accident scene and found the body of a man and called 911.
Police say they do not believe alcohol or speed was a factor in the pedestrian accident.
Washington state law calls for any motorist involved in an accident in which a person is injured or killed or in which there is property damage to stop and render emergency aid or exchange information. Every hit and run accident case is unique and charges depend on what happened in the accident. Felony hit and run charges may be made pursuant to vehicle code RCW Chapter 46.52 if a person is killed in an accident and the driver left the scene.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in pedestrian accidents and the family of those killed.