Midland, WA (January 16, 2022)- On Saturday, a hit-and-run driver killed a 12-year-old girl and seriously injured the other after hitting the two in Midland.
The other girl was immediately rushed to the hospital.
The two pedestrians were hit by a white flatbed pickup on 104th Street East and 25th Avenue East around 10:30 a.m.
The vehicle has been found while the driver is being identified, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said.
The intersection is shut down as the investigation continues.
Fatal hit and run crash in Midland on 104th St E near 24th Ave E. Two 12 year old girls were struck by a white flatbed pickup. One of the girls has died at the scene, the other was transported with critical injuries.This is a photo of the suspect vehicle, has damage on front end. pic.twitter.com/Vdb59eiLzv— Pierce Co Sheriff (@PierceSheriff) January 15, 2022
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