1 Person Dead After Seattle Man Drove Car Into Protesters

07 07 2020 Violent Protests Vo.transfer

A Seattle man is now in jail after police say he drove his car into a group of Seattle protesters.

The man killed one person and severely injured a second.

Dawit Kelete is accused of driving his Jaguar around a barricade and plowing into protesters along I-5 in Seattle.

A 24-year-old protester died in the hospital from her injuries. A second person is still fighting for her life in the hospital.

Police say they don’t know why Kelete hit the protesters.

He did not have any drugs or alcohol in his system. Police say he asked if the injured protesters were OK.

He is expected to be charged with assault and felony hit and run.

 

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