Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: November 28, 2016
Contact: Detective Jim Meldrum
Phone: (253) 538-3174
Cell: (253) 890-5870
Twitter: @wastatepatrol

WSP Detectives Seek Witnesses to Felony Hit and Run Collision

Thurston County -- The Washington State Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run collision which occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, November 27, 2016 on State Route 12 at Pecan Street SW.

Evidence at the scene indicates the suspect vehicle is a newer, silver GMC or Chevrolet pickup or SUV. The vehicle was traveling east on State Route 12 before striking and killing a pedestrian. The suspect vehicle did not remain at the scene.

The suspect vehicle sustained significant damage to the front and passenger side, including a damaged passenger side mirror, windshield, and front bumper.

Washington State Patrol detective are seeking witnesses or individuals who may have knowledge of or events leading up to the collision. Please contact Detective Jim Meldrum at 253-538-3174 or email at