Speeding suspected in fatal crash near UW Tacoma
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Speeding suspected in fatal crash near UW Tacoma

On Saturday, July 6, 2024, a single-vehicle crash near South 21st Street and Pacific Avenue left one person dead, according to the Tacoma Police Department.

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Excessive speed is suspected to be a factor in a fatal car crash that left one person dead in Tacoma on Saturday.

The crash happened in the area of ​​South 21st Street and Pacific Avenue shortly before 6 a.m., the Tacoma Fire Department said.

Tacoma police suspect excessive speed was a factor in the single-vehicle crash. DUI is also suspected but unconfirmed, according to police spokesman Detective William Muse.

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The accident caused major damage to the University of Washington in Tacoma’s Cragle parking lot, The News Tribune reports.

The university suspended in-person operations Monday through Saturday as it works with multiple agencies to find a solution to the outage. Remote operations continued where possible.

Nearby businesses were also closed due to the power outage.

Speeding suspected in fatal crash near UW Tacoma

Puneet Bsanti is a current affairs reporter for The News Tribune. After graduating from Washington State University in 2023, she interned at the Bellingham Herald. She was born and raised in the Bay Area of ​​California.
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