Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Driver arrested after striking pedestrian on SR 202

P-I Staff

A Bellevue man was arrested late Sunday after his vehicle struck a pedestrian walking along State Route 202 in Fall City, the Washington State Patrol reported.

The 53-year-old driver was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of vehicular assault. The pedestrian, Matthew R. Mahaffey, 34, of Snoqualmie, was taken to Harborview Medical Center, the State Patrol reported.

The collision was reported just before 7:30 p.m. The 1991 Honda Civic was heading west when it struck Mahaffey. Investigators think the driver was under the influence, the State Patrol reported.

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