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

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: April 17, 2017
Contact: Trooper Rick Johnson
Phone: (425) 766-0812
Twitter: @wastatepatrol

WSP Detectives Seeking Assistance With a Fatal Hit and Run

King County -- At approximately 3:55am on April 16, 2017, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a car verses pedestrian collision, SB SR 167 to WB SR 18. Christopher W. Stanley, a 39 year old male from Tacoma, was walking on the shoulder with a friend on his way to get gas when a vehicle drove onto the shoulder striking and killing him.

Due to witness information and evidence discovered at the scene the running vehicle was identified as a white, 2006, Ford Crown Victoria. This vehicle will have a missing front bumper, a broken windshield and a missing driver's side mirror.

Bumper and Mirror

WSP detectives are seeking any information on the location of this vehicle and any other information pertaining to this tragic incident. If located, DO NOT approach! Call 9~1~1 and advise the dispatcher you have located the vehicle the Washington State Patrol is seeking.