Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident
BURLINGTON, WASHINGTON (February 28, 2019)- According to the Washington State Patrol, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident last weekend on Sunday, February 17th.
The collision was confirmed to have occurred in the afternoon at 12:23 p.m. on Chuckanut Drive also referred to as Highway 11.
Per WSP, the driver of a 2014 utility vehicle only identified as a 47-year-old man had been accompanied by a 72-year-old female passenger. As they continued along Chuckanut Drive, a woman identified as Patricia Markel was struck and fatally injured.
At this time, authorities have not indicated whether or not Markel was inside of a crosswalk or if speed and possibly distracted driving may have played a role.
Authorities confirmed that alcohol was not a contributing factor as the investigation is ongoing.
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