Captain Jason Berry
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax
*** For Immediate Release***
May 22, 2011
Contact: Trooper Steve Schatzel
Phone: (360) 449-7960 - office | (360) 906-2405 - pager
E-mail: Steven.Schatzel@ wsp.wa.gov
Washington State Patrol Seeking Witnesses
Thurston County -- On May 21, 2011 at approximately 10:00pm, troopers from the Washington State Patrol responded to a car-pedestrian hit and run fatality collision on I-5 northbound near Labree Road in Chehalis. Lily M. Rowland, 77 year old Chehalis resident, was walking southbound in the northbound lane of I-5 when she was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle.
The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to the collision or anyone may have information about the incident.
Witnesses are asked to contact Detective Matt Hughes at (360) 449-7944.
UPDATE: The State Patrol is looking for a 1996 to 2002 full size Chevrolet Express or GMC Savana Van. The vehicle will possibly be missing or have a damage to the right side mirror, as well as missing the passenger side amber marker light.